Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Neem | Azadirachta indica |

Indian Azadiracta Indica-nNeem Image of Azadirachta indica | Neem Tree with leaves

classification of Azadirachta indica | Neem

Kingdom: Plantae

Order: Sapindalez

Family: Meliaceae

Genus: Azadirachta

Family: Meliaceae

Common name:
Neem, kaduneem, mahaneem.

Nature of
Neem tree

It is a tree with straight trunk and compound leaves, with serrated margin.
flower are small and white in colour . fruits are small and elongated and mostly turn yellow when ripe.

Distribution of of Neem tree

cultivated as roadside tree near habitations.

characteristics of
Azadirachta indica | Neem tree

Beautiful canopy of the tree and its leaves.

Medicinal uses of Azadirachta indica| Neem tree

This tree is known as Amrut Vruksha as all its parts are used medicinally. leaves and bark are useful in the treatment of skin problems. oil cake from seeds and gum are also useful. in the medicinal purpose.


Fairly common tree throughout the plains in india.

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