According to Healthline, the northern regions of Nigeria are home to numerous neem trees. It's commonly referred to as dogoyaro in the area. Neem leaves have many applications in medicine. It has been demonstrated to aid in the treatment of a wide range of medical conditions. Healthline states that neem's anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antimicrobial properties make it a potent tool in the fight against and management of a variety of diseases.
Here, using information from Healthline, we'll discuss several of neem's purported positive effects on human health.
The neem plant's leaves can prevent malaria. When used to treat malaria, they have proven to be effective. The limonoids found in neem leaves are a compound with many uses. Compared to chloroquine, limonoids were found to be just as effective in preventing and treating malaria.
2. It encourages skin health.
Acne sufferers can use neem as a treatment. It aids in skin texture improvement, increases skin elasticity, and decreases blemish occurrences. Antioxidant, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory properties are all attributed to the fatty acids found in neem seed. These fatty acids are beneficial to skin health and its overall appearance.
3. Encourages good dental hygiene
In India neem bark is commonly chewed. This is because neem bark chewing promotes better dental health. You can use neem to maintain a healthy mouth because of its high antioxidant content. It's also useful for treating tooth decay and gingivitis, among other oral ailments.
4. It helps the kidneys and liver out a lot
Neem's ability to reduce inflammation and increase antioxidant defenses makes it useful for fighting oxidative stress. The kidneys and liver both suffer when oxidative stress is present. For this reason, neem leaves contribute to the maintenance of healthy kidneys and livers in a roundabout way.
5. Find a cure for stomach ulcers
Ulcers are open sores caused by a medical condition. Pain from a stomach ulcer is caused by stomach acid irritating the sores. Very Well Health reports that neem bark extract can alleviate stomach ulcer symptoms by stopping the production of gastric acid.
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