Home Remedies To Prevent Pregnancy The Morning After: If you are reading this and don’t know what was that and still wondering how does a normal herb have such tremendous benefits, so here we go.And that herb is “Margosa( Neem)”.Neem is becoming the ultimate herb of today’s world. Neem is proving to be more than just the village pharmacy of ancient India. It has become important in global context because it offers answers to many number of concerns faced by mankind. Its extracts have been used in the ayurvedic tradition for thousands of years for maintaining health and overall well being. Among the thousands of plants used in Ayurveda, neem, in particular is generating intense scrutiny as its traditional uses are verified and expanded.
It can be used as vaginal lubricant, neem oil is up to 100 per cent effective in preventing pregnancy.
Note: Margosa oil taken orally or vaginally after intercourse, has been found to possess anti-implantation effects and may also lead to abortion. However, pregnant women or those trying to conceive should never ingest neem oil and should avoid using it intra-vaginally.
Neem seeds are described as anthelmintic, antileprotic, anti- poisonous and bitter in taste. Azadirachtins from neem seed kernal are among more than a 100 compounds found in neem. It has been reported that a single low dose of aradirachtin immunized the kissing bug, a transmitter of chagas disease.
Neem leaves perform a role in removal of toxins, purify blood and neutralise damage caused by free radicals. Studies found that neem was proving to be beneficial in eye disorders and insect bite poisons. Neem leaves contains nimbin, nimbinine, deacetylnnimbinase, nimbandial, nimbolide and quercetin. A 10% aqueous extract of tenner leaves has been found to possess anti-viral properties. Studies on plasma clotting time using Russell’s viper venom have proved that the leaf extract contains a clotting inhibitor. This justifies its use in the treatment of poisonous bites.
Neem bark is cool, bitter, astringent, acrid and refrigerant. It is useful in tiredness, cough, fever, loss of appetite and worm infection. it is also known as healer as heals the wounds and is used in vomiting, skin diseases and excessive thirst. It is also effective in the treatment of skin diseases of unknown origin, such as warts and dandruff.
Use of Neem oil is amazing it is obtained by crushing neem seeds, it is an powerful anthelmintic and is bitter in taste. IN addition five parts of neem tree i.e. bark, root, fruits, flowers and leaves are used together in diseases of blood.
Oral doses of neem leaf extracts are excellent for diabetes as it reduce insulin requirement by 30 to 50%.
Various studies on AIDS report encouraging results in laboratory tests, both preventative and possible cure using neem extracts.
The content of polysaccharides and limonoids found in neem bark, leaves and seed oil reduce tumours and malignant growths.
An active ingredient in Margosa leaves called irodin A, is toxic to resistant strains of malaria.
Used as insecticides
In a study scientists proved that neem extracts can be used as insecticides for food crops. It is non toxic to birds, animals,or man and protects crops.
Neem extracts provide significant protection from discomfort and speed up the healing of gastric and duodenal lesions.
Note: Taking neem leaf or bark neem powder every other day or drinking a mild neem tea will enhance antibody production and the body’s cell mediated immune response, helping to prevent infections.However in some cases neem should not be taken internally for more than two weeks.