neem-1Neem is considered one of the most promising trees of the 21st Century. It has a great potential for pest control, environmental protection and medicine.

For countless generations, Hindus have recognized the health properties of Neem. The Neem plant in India is careful protected and planting Neem trees is considered a sacred duty.

Neem is a tropical tree that easily adapts to different environments, particularity semiarid conditions. It is grown widely in various Asian countries and in the West in tropical regions.

SEMILLAS-DE-NEEMNeem tree seeds contain bioactive ingredients that can help in pest control strategies to save
our environment. The bioactivity of Neem-based products has been extensively assessed and approved because of fears of toxic residues in food products.

Biological agents that do not produce toxic residues when controlling pests are greatly needed to avoid using chemical pesticides. Although some plants with chemical agents are considered adequately safe, the Neem tree is the only plant whose bio-pesticides are commercially manufactured, and are considered effective and harmless to the environment. Farmers in India have been increasingly using Neem pesticides on cotton, vegetables, fruit trees, tea, rice and spices.

Neem seeds, which are bitter, are known for their anti-inflammatory, antileprotic, anti-venom capacities.

hojas-de-neemLEAVES: According to the Ayurvedic tradition, Neem leaves are a great aid in treating neuro-muscular pains. The reports we have about Neem leaves indicate that they are able to remove toxins, purify blood and prevent damage caused by free radicals in the body, neutralizing them. We also know that Neem leaves are excellent for eye problems and poisonous insect bites.

Neem leaves have supreme medicinal properties. Not only do they prevent pests and control disease, but they serve as excellent fodder for cattle when mixed with the grass. Neem leaves are used in some parts of India as fertilizer in the rice fields, especially in the southern states of India. In some countries, the leaves are used to prepare the beds in the fields of snuff and tomato. Neem leaves are also used to protect clothing from insects.