Neem is a popular medicinal herb that has always been a part of many home remedies.
All parts of the tree on it - leaves, flowers, seeds, fruit, roots, and bark - have been used to treat various ailments in humans.
Today the neem plant is used as a popular ingredient in oral care, skin care, hair care and other products.
However, due to its bitter taste, many people find eating neem leaves or drinking its juice a challenge. Here are some amazing benefits of neem leaves that you will also love.
1. Controls diabetes
Neem leaf decoction, when consumed daily, helps regulate blood sugar levels. The chemical components in neem leaves help optimize insulin receptor function and ensure that the body receives sufficient insulin, which prevents the development of diabetes.
2. Treating acne
If you are battling acne, neem is your best solution. Neem extract removes most of the fat and bacteria that can make the condition worse. Due to its antibacterial properties, neem leaves are said to relieve dry skin, itchy skin, redness, acne, and skin blemishes.
3. Oral health
Neem is a very common component of oral health products in India. Its antibacterial properties make it ideal for fighting germs in the mouth and keeping our saliva alkaline. Chewing twigs can help control plaque and prevent tooth decay.
4. Eliminate dandruff
Neem's antifungal and antibacterial properties can help treat dandruff. It also improves the health of your hair follicles and strengthens your hair thanks to its antioxidant content.
5. Fights cancer
According to various studies, neem extract can play a key role in fighting cancer and also has the ability to cause cell death, inhibit cell proliferation, and boost your immunity.
6. Cure heartburn
Eating neem leaves helps reduce inflammation in the digestive tract. Neem leaves also help reduce ulcers and various other intestinal problems such as constipation, gas, and cramps if consumed regularly.
7. Cure malaria
Neem is used to treat malaria due to its hedunin component. Eating neem leaves is a welcome treatment for malaria symptoms and minimizes the risk of disease.
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