Neem Leaf & Bark Powder
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Bark - Uses*
Neem bark is cool, bitter and used as an astringent. It is known to cure fatigue, cough, fever, loss of appetite and worm infestation. It heals wounds and is also known to stop vomiting, skin & gum diseases and excessive thirst.
Use as a toothpowder. Massage a little on your teeth & gums with your finger and then brush & gargle, etc.
Headaches (at temples) /Stomach ache (burning sensation) - Make a hot infusion. Drink one cup in the morning & evening for 3 days.
Diarrhoea - Hot infusion. One cup, morning, noon & night for 3 days.
Worms - Make a decoction. Take 6 tspns twice daily for 7 days.
Scabies - Decoction. Take 1/2 cup twice daily (you can add sugar) for 10 days. Same decoction can be used to wash the affected areas.
Fever (due to exertion and exposure to heat) - Hot infusion. 1 cup morning, noon & night for 3 days.
Irregular menstruation - Hot infusion. I cup morning, noon & evening until cured.
To protect animals from fleas & ticks - Add 1 part cornstarch or cosmetic clay to 4 parts neem bark powder. Mix well & rub into animalšs fur. Use as often as needed.
INFUSION: Use leaves, flowers, stems, roots with high concentration of volatile oils. Place herbs in container, pour boiling water over, place tight fitting lid to cover, steep for 10-20 minutes. Strain. Use hot or cold.
DECOCTION: Place herbs in a container, add cold water, bring to a boil, slowly. Simmer gently for 15 to 20 minutes or longer. Some herbalists brew the same batch of herbs 2 - 3 times before moving on to a new batch. There are varying opinions on the effectiveness of this practice.
DECOCTION/INFUSION: Sometimes it is necessary to prepare a tea from both aerial parts and roots and barks. Decoct roots and barks per decoction procedure. Remove from heat. Add aerial parts, cover and steep for required amount of time. Strain. Use hot or cold.
PROPORTIONS: Dried herb 1 teaspoon per cup of water Fresh herb 3 teaspoons per cup of water.
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*Note: This information has been gleaned from a number of sources. We apologise if due credit has not been given.