Sign In
 
Forgot password?
Enter your username or email to reset and email yourself your password
Sign In
Welcome . For your security, please choose your password.
Sign In
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Sign up
for saving your wish list, viewing past orders
receiving discounts and lots more...
Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.

Share

Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Books > Ayurveda > Neem: The Ultimate Herb
Displaying 1104 of 1424         Previous  |  Next
Neem: The Ultimate Herb
Neem: The Ultimate Herb
Description
Introduction
Although neem is one of the most ancient and most widely used herbs on earth, intense scientific investigations of the properties of neem are only now being undertaken. These studies are quickly verifying the efficacy of its traditional uses and are finding even more uses for neem. This illustrates again that traditional wisdom can guide the efforts of modern science in discovering remedies for human ailments.

From almost the very beginning of recorded human history, people have taken advantage of the remarkable neem tree. Even before ancient herbalists discovered the analgesic qualities of the willow tree-from which aspirin is derived -people used branches, fruit and leaves from the neem tree to cure many illnesses. Its medicinal qualities are outlined in the earliest Sanskrit writings and its uses in Hindu medicine date back to very remote times. Even today, rural Indians refer to the neem tree as their "village pharmacy" because it cures diseases and disorders ranging from bad teeth and bedbugs to ulcers and malaria.

Modern scientists are finding even more uses for this remarkable tree. The seeds, bark and leaves contain compounds with proven antiseptic, antiviral, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, anti -ulcer and antifungal use. Although major studies to conclusively prove neem's effectiveness are limited by financing and the general lack of knowledge in the west about it, preliminary studies suggest exciting uses for neem:

Psoriasis- Neem seed oil and leaf extracts have been successfully treating the symptoms of psoriasis. It relieves the itching and pain while reducing the scales and redness of the patchy lesions.

Diabetes- Oral doses of neem leaf extracts reduced insulin requirements by between 30% and 50% for nonketotic, insulin fast and insulin-sensitive diabetes.

AIDS- The National Institutes of Health reports encouraging results from in vitro tests for neem as an antiviral agent against the AIDS virus.

Cancer- Polysaccharides and limonoids found in neem found in neem bark, leaves and seed oil reduced tumors and cancers without side effects in a number of different studies.

Heart disease- Neem extracts have delayed the coagulation of blood, calmed erratic heartbeats and helped reduce elevated heart rates and high blood pressure.

Herpes- Recent tests in Germany show that neem extracts are toxic to the herpes virus and can aid in a rapid healing of cold sores.

Periodontal disease- German and American researchers have proven that neem extracts prevent tooth decay and periodontal disease.

Dermatology- Neem is highly effective in treading skin disorders like acne, eczema, itching, dandruff and warts.

Allergies- Neem has antihistamine propertied that help inhibit allergic reactions when applied externally or consumed as a decoction.

Ulcers- Neem extracts give significant protection from discomfort and speed the healing of gastric and duodenal lesions.

Many of the more difficult to treat disorders against which neem has proven to be effective include heart disease, disease, diabetes, psoriasis, malaria, ulcers, Candida and gum disease. These diseases do not always respond to the most advanced treatments available through modern medicine. Neem offers its users the ability to take action against these and other seemingly intractable diseases with a safe and time-proven herb.

Back of the Book

NEEM, The Ultimate Herb is the most comprehensive book about neem available. This book presents current information about neem, one of the most ancient and widely used herbs on earth. A major herbal ingredient in Ayurvedic preparations, neem has been revered in India for over 4,000 years, yet is almost unknown to the West.

Neem has historically been used to help the body fight both temporary and chronic conditions. It is this long history of successful use against many diseases and ailments that provided the impetus for the hundreds of scientific studies into the properties and uses of neem that this book details.

Called possibly the most promising of all plants, neem yields a wide array of products. They range from non-toxic pest control to inexpensive medicines for many of the world's worst diseases and birth control for both men and women. This book concentrates on the medicinal properties while providing enough information about all of neem's marvelous attributes to answer most questions.

This book also provides easy-to -understand instructions for using neem along with credible scientific evidence as to its effectiveness. After finishing this book, you will understand and appreciate the amazing qualities in neem. You will also be able to more intelligently select quality neem products for your own use.

JOHN CONRICK has been a driving force in introducing neem to the United States for almost twenty years. Founder and Director of the Neem Association, John continues to promote neem for its medicinal and ecological properties. His efforts have directly resulted in a number of neem -based health and beauty aid companies, thousands of neem trees planted in the United States and neem tree plantations in Mexico, the Bahamas and Haiti.

Disclaimer

This book is not intended to treat, diagnose or prescribe. The information contained herein is in no way to be considered as a substitute for a consultation with a duly licensed health care professional.

The information was prepared for educational purposes only and is not meant to prescribe any treatment for any ailment. If you have a serious or recurring illness, please see a competent natural health practitioner or physician. The statements made in this book, unless specifically referenced, could be the author's opinion, based upon extensive research and personal experience.

In the Indian Ayurvedic tradition, no single herb or preparation is abused. Balance is maintained in the body, the mind and in any measures taken to correct imbalance. It is in that environment that the safety and efficacy of neem have been evaluated.

Neem is an herb with a wide-range of properties that can affect different people in many different ways. It should be used only for short periods of time and only as long as necessary.

Since everyone's body is different and reactions to products can vary from extremely positive to extremely negative, use of any product or even food should be curtailed immediately if any side effects or changes in bodily function appear. This holds true for neem and any other herb or new food.

Test your own tolerance or sensitivity to neem in small incremental steps, first on the skin, then in minute quantities orally. Again, if any7 sings appear of intolerance for neem, stop its use immediately.

More than half of modern drugs – ranging from aspirin to the newest, most beneficial drugs for treating breast cancer – are based on ingredients from plants. Medical practitioners on the Indian subcontinent have produced a wealth of plant-based medical knowledge that is unequaled in the world. While modern medicine has largely ignored the Ayurvedic medical tradition, recent reviews of the proven efficacy of ancient natural treatments are finally gaining respect both internationally and in the U.S.

Among the thousands of plants used in Ayurveda, one plant in particular is generating intense scrutiny as traditional uses for the remarkable neem tree are verified and expanded. Even as this book is being written, new discoveries are being made for preventing and curing human illnesses with neem. Neem is proving to be more than just the "village pharmacy" of ancient India; it is becoming the 'ultimate herb" of today and tomorrow.

Summary

This book presents the most current information about neem, one of the most ancient and widely used herbs on earth. A major herbal ingredient in Ayurvedic preparations, neem has been revered in India for over 4,000 years, yet is almost unknown to the West.

Neem has historically been used to help the body fight both temporary and chronic conditions. It is this long history of successful use against many diseases and ailments that provided the impetus for the hundreds of scientific studies into the properties and uses of neem that this book details.

This book also provides easy-to-understand instructions for using neem along with credible scientific evidence as to its effectiveness. After finishing this book, you will understand and appreciate the amazing qualities found in neem. You will also be able to more intelligently select quality neem products for your own use.

Contents
Disclaimerv
Acknowledgementsvii
Summaryviii
Introductionix
I The History and Uses of Neem1
Current Uses of Neem, India3
Manufactured Products with Neem5
Major Indian Neem Products5
Health and Beauty Aids/ Medicines6
Pest Control7
Neem in Ayurveda7
II Neem as a Medicinal Herb9
First Aid10
Infectious Diseases13
Bacterial13
Viral15
Fungal19
Sexually Transmitted Diseases22
Birth Control29
Skin Diseases33
Periodontal Diseases39
Circulatory Disorders43
Digestive Disorders46
Nervous Disorders48
Parasites52
Neem and the Immune System59
General Conditions61
IIIHow Neem Works on a Biochemical Level71
Is Neem Safe?72
IV Major Active Constituents77
Neem Leaves 78
Neem Bark79
Neem Gum80
Neem Oil80
Obtaining Quality Neem Oil81
Methods for Obtaining Neem Oil81
Improved Methods for Obtaining Neem Oil 83
Comparison to Other Herbs 84
Neem in Europe and North America86
VTestimonials91
Cautionary Statement96
VINon-Medicinal Uses of Neem97
Insect Repellent97
Neem in Agriculture103
Agricultural Insect Control103
Agricultural Fungicide106
Plant Viruses107
Livestock108
Neem Helping Farmers in Developing Countries108
VIIBotanical Description and Cultivation113
Other Species of Neem114
Growing Neem for Home Use120
Home Preperation of Neem Products122
Glossary131
Neem in Kenyan Herbal Clinic135
Patents137
U.S. Patents137
Select Foreign Patents139
Bibliography141
Item Code:
IDI089
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2001
Publisher:
Pilgrims Publishing Varanasi Kathmandu
ISBN:
8177691287
Size:
5.4"X 8.4"
Pages:
177 (Black & White Illustrations: 10)
Price:
$18.00
Discounted:
$14.40   Shipping Free
You Save:
$3.60 (20%)
Add to Wishlist
Viewed 15426 times since 6th Jun, 2012
Introduction
Although neem is one of the most ancient and most widely used herbs on earth, intense scientific investigations of the properties of neem are only now being undertaken. These studies are quickly verifying the efficacy of its traditional uses and are finding even more uses for neem. This illustrates again that traditional wisdom can guide the efforts of modern science in discovering remedies for human ailments.

From almost the very beginning of recorded human history, people have taken advantage of the remarkable neem tree. Even before ancient herbalists discovered the analgesic qualities of the willow tree-from which aspirin is derived -people used branches, fruit and leaves from the neem tree to cure many illnesses. Its medicinal qualities are outlined in the earliest Sanskrit writings and its uses in Hindu medicine date back to very remote times. Even today, rural Indians refer to the neem tree as their "village pharmacy" because it cures diseases and disorders ranging from bad teeth and bedbugs to ulcers and malaria.

Modern scientists are finding even more uses for this remarkable tree. The seeds, bark and leaves contain compounds with proven antiseptic, antiviral, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, anti -ulcer and antifungal use. Although major studies to conclusively prove neem's effectiveness are limited by financing and the general lack of knowledge in the west about it, preliminary studies suggest exciting uses for neem:

Psoriasis- Neem seed oil and leaf extracts have been successfully treating the symptoms of psoriasis. It relieves the itching and pain while reducing the scales and redness of the patchy lesions.

Diabetes- Oral doses of neem leaf extracts reduced insulin requirements by between 30% and 50% for nonketotic, insulin fast and insulin-sensitive diabetes.

AIDS- The National Institutes of Health reports encouraging results from in vitro tests for neem as an antiviral agent against the AIDS virus.

Cancer- Polysaccharides and limonoids found in neem found in neem bark, leaves and seed oil reduced tumors and cancers without side effects in a number of different studies.

Heart disease- Neem extracts have delayed the coagulation of blood, calmed erratic heartbeats and helped reduce elevated heart rates and high blood pressure.

Herpes- Recent tests in Germany show that neem extracts are toxic to the herpes virus and can aid in a rapid healing of cold sores.

Periodontal disease- German and American researchers have proven that neem extracts prevent tooth decay and periodontal disease.

Dermatology- Neem is highly effective in treading skin disorders like acne, eczema, itching, dandruff and warts.

Allergies- Neem has antihistamine propertied that help inhibit allergic reactions when applied externally or consumed as a decoction.

Ulcers- Neem extracts give significant protection from discomfort and speed the healing of gastric and duodenal lesions.

Many of the more difficult to treat disorders against which neem has proven to be effective include heart disease, disease, diabetes, psoriasis, malaria, ulcers, Candida and gum disease. These diseases do not always respond to the most advanced treatments available through modern medicine. Neem offers its users the ability to take action against these and other seemingly intractable diseases with a safe and time-proven herb.

Back of the Book

NEEM, The Ultimate Herb is the most comprehensive book about neem available. This book presents current information about neem, one of the most ancient and widely used herbs on earth. A major herbal ingredient in Ayurvedic preparations, neem has been revered in India for over 4,000 years, yet is almost unknown to the West.

Neem has historically been used to help the body fight both temporary and chronic conditions. It is this long history of successful use against many diseases and ailments that provided the impetus for the hundreds of scientific studies into the properties and uses of neem that this book details.

Called possibly the most promising of all plants, neem yields a wide array of products. They range from non-toxic pest control to inexpensive medicines for many of the world's worst diseases and birth control for both men and women. This book concentrates on the medicinal properties while providing enough information about all of neem's marvelous attributes to answer most questions.

This book also provides easy-to -understand instructions for using neem along with credible scientific evidence as to its effectiveness. After finishing this book, you will understand and appreciate the amazing qualities in neem. You will also be able to more intelligently select quality neem products for your own use.

JOHN CONRICK has been a driving force in introducing neem to the United States for almost twenty years. Founder and Director of the Neem Association, John continues to promote neem for its medicinal and ecological properties. His efforts have directly resulted in a number of neem -based health and beauty aid companies, thousands of neem trees planted in the United States and neem tree plantations in Mexico, the Bahamas and Haiti.

Disclaimer

This book is not intended to treat, diagnose or prescribe. The information contained herein is in no way to be considered as a substitute for a consultation with a duly licensed health care professional.

The information was prepared for educational purposes only and is not meant to prescribe any treatment for any ailment. If you have a serious or recurring illness, please see a competent natural health practitioner or physician. The statements made in this book, unless specifically referenced, could be the author's opinion, based upon extensive research and personal experience.

In the Indian Ayurvedic tradition, no single herb or preparation is abused. Balance is maintained in the body, the mind and in any measures taken to correct imbalance. It is in that environment that the safety and efficacy of neem have been evaluated.

Neem is an herb with a wide-range of properties that can affect different people in many different ways. It should be used only for short periods of time and only as long as necessary.

Since everyone's body is different and reactions to products can vary from extremely positive to extremely negative, use of any product or even food should be curtailed immediately if any side effects or changes in bodily function appear. This holds true for neem and any other herb or new food.

Test your own tolerance or sensitivity to neem in small incremental steps, first on the skin, then in minute quantities orally. Again, if any7 sings appear of intolerance for neem, stop its use immediately.

More than half of modern drugs – ranging from aspirin to the newest, most beneficial drugs for treating breast cancer – are based on ingredients from plants. Medical practitioners on the Indian subcontinent have produced a wealth of plant-based medical knowledge that is unequaled in the world. While modern medicine has largely ignored the Ayurvedic medical tradition, recent reviews of the proven efficacy of ancient natural treatments are finally gaining respect both internationally and in the U.S.

Among the thousands of plants used in Ayurveda, one plant in particular is generating intense scrutiny as traditional uses for the remarkable neem tree are verified and expanded. Even as this book is being written, new discoveries are being made for preventing and curing human illnesses with neem. Neem is proving to be more than just the "village pharmacy" of ancient India; it is becoming the 'ultimate herb" of today and tomorrow.

Summary

This book presents the most current information about neem, one of the most ancient and widely used herbs on earth. A major herbal ingredient in Ayurvedic preparations, neem has been revered in India for over 4,000 years, yet is almost unknown to the West.

Neem has historically been used to help the body fight both temporary and chronic conditions. It is this long history of successful use against many diseases and ailments that provided the impetus for the hundreds of scientific studies into the properties and uses of neem that this book details.

This book also provides easy-to-understand instructions for using neem along with credible scientific evidence as to its effectiveness. After finishing this book, you will understand and appreciate the amazing qualities found in neem. You will also be able to more intelligently select quality neem products for your own use.

Contents
Disclaimerv
Acknowledgementsvii
Summaryviii
Introductionix
I The History and Uses of Neem1
Current Uses of Neem, India3
Manufactured Products with Neem5
Major Indian Neem Products5
Health and Beauty Aids/ Medicines6
Pest Control7
Neem in Ayurveda7
II Neem as a Medicinal Herb9
First Aid10
Infectious Diseases13
Bacterial13
Viral15
Fungal19
Sexually Transmitted Diseases22
Birth Control29
Skin Diseases33
Periodontal Diseases39
Circulatory Disorders43
Digestive Disorders46
Nervous Disorders48
Parasites52
Neem and the Immune System59
General Conditions61
IIIHow Neem Works on a Biochemical Level71
Is Neem Safe?72
IV Major Active Constituents77
Neem Leaves 78
Neem Bark79
Neem Gum80
Neem Oil80
Obtaining Quality Neem Oil81
Methods for Obtaining Neem Oil81
Improved Methods for Obtaining Neem Oil 83
Comparison to Other Herbs 84
Neem in Europe and North America86
VTestimonials91
Cautionary Statement96
VINon-Medicinal Uses of Neem97
Insect Repellent97
Neem in Agriculture103
Agricultural Insect Control103
Agricultural Fungicide106
Plant Viruses107
Livestock108
Neem Helping Farmers in Developing Countries108
VIIBotanical Description and Cultivation113
Other Species of Neem114
Growing Neem for Home Use120
Home Preperation of Neem Products122
Glossary131
Neem in Kenyan Herbal Clinic135
Patents137
U.S. Patents137
Select Foreign Patents139
Bibliography141
Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Related Items

21 Herbs - Healing Soap (Natural Body Care)
Earthy Goods and Services Pvt. Ltd.
100 gms
Item Code: AMK74
$14.00$11.20
You save: $2.80 (20%)
Flexibility -  Arthritis Relief
Organic India Pvt. Ltd.
60 Capsules
Item Code: AMC79
$30.00$24.00
You save: $6.00 (20%)
Herbs That Heal: Natural Remedies For Good Health
by H.K. Bakhru
Paperback (Edition: 2004)
Orient Paperbacks
Item Code: IDF015
$13.00$10.40
You save: $2.60 (20%)
Herbs for Health and Healing
by Ranjit Roy Chaudhury
Paperback (Edition: 2005)
New Dawn Press
Item Code: IDE663
$14.00$11.20
You save: $2.80 (20%)
The Way of Ayurvedic Herbs (The Most Complete guide to Natural Healing and Health with  Traditional Ayurvedic Herbalism)
by Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa and Michael Tierra
Paperback (Edition: 2010)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IHL632
$32.50$26.00
You save: $6.50 (20%)
The Healing Powers of Herbs
by Ranjit Roy Chaudhury
Paperback (Edition: 2007)
Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDJ791
$14.00$11.20
You save: $2.80 (20%)
Healing Herbs of Himalaya A Pictorial and Herbaria Guide
Hardcover (Edition: 2008)
Central Council for Research in Ayurveda and Siddha
Item Code: NAC882
$50.00$40.00
You save: $10.00 (20%)
Common Healing Herbs: Haritaki
by Prem Kishore & M.M. Padhi
Paperback (Edition: 2005)
Central Council for Research in Ayurveda & Siddha
Item Code: NAC878
$10.00$8.00
You save: $2.00 (20%)
Green Remedies Healing Power of Herbs
by Dr. Suresh Babu

Paperback (Edition: 2003)
Pustak Mahal
Item Code: IDF209
$22.50$18.00
You save: $4.50 (20%)
Ayurveda Secrets of Healing (The complete Ayurvedic guide to healing through Pancha Karma seasonal therapies, diet, herbal remedies and memory)
by MAYA TIWARI
Paperback (Edition: 2013)
Motilal Banarsidas Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDD448
$35.00$28.00
You save: $7.00 (20%)
Secrets of Indian Herbs for Good Health
by Acharya Balkrishna
Paperback (Edition: 2008)
Divya Prakashan
Item Code: NAF282
$50.00$40.00
You save: $10.00 (20%)
Herbal Cure for Common and Chronic Diseases (Discover the Curative Power of Over 100 Herbs)
by Dr. Aziz Ahmad Syed& Dr Shiv Charan Sharma
Paperback (Edition: 2011)
Pustak Mahal
Item Code: NAD841
$12.00$9.60
You save: $2.40 (20%)
Herbs for Beauty (Revealing Ayurvedic Treasures)
by Dr. Prakash Paranjpe & Smita Paranjpe
Hardcover (Edition: 2001)
Chaukhambha Sanskrit Pratishthan
Item Code: IDE014
$22.50$18.00
You save: $4.50 (20%)

Testimonials

I received the 2 sarees and the DVDs. You truly are a treasure house for the music and other related things. You have gotten me an array of CDs,books,DVDs and not least of all beautiful sarees. All always packed with care, delivered in a timely, no hassle fashion. Your business is very trustworthy and I am so glad to have when I need to look for something.
Prashanti, USA
Hello, Just a short feedback on your new website layout: the old one was better than most of what you come across on the www, but you've managed to make it even better. I very much like the new look of the book pages and 'my gallery' pages. Thanks again for offering me a look inside the books. It's a big help for finding out if it's really what I want. Everything is perfect: the presentation of the items, your way of handling the orders, and the fast and always diligently packed parcels. Thanks to all at Exotic India, Walter
Walter
thank you sooo much for the speedy delivery!! within two days I am already wearing my beautiful Exotic Indian shawl!! thanks so much
Pat Demaret
This is the second time I am ordering kurta. The first time it was in July of 2015. The whole transaction was very smooth, and I received my order in USA within a week's tme from India. it was faster than some of the local orders that I have placed. Thank you for your efficiency.
Prabha, USA
I like Exotic India and have had a great experience so far with your books / shipping etc. Please keep it up!
Sriram, USA
Thanks to all the staff at Exotic Art for helping me acquire these wonderful books from the holy land of Bharata Varsha. Happy new year to you all and all glories to Sri Krsna, peace...
J. Idehen, UK
Exotic India is a fine organization to do business with. I have had the best trading experience and the very best customer service. The communication I have had with Vipin K. is of the highest quality; my questions and requests were quickly and professionally answered and fulfilled. A special thanks to the artist Kailash Raj for the beautiful art he produces; I have certainly been enriched by the way his art exemplifies the stories they tell. Many Thanks to all concerned.
W. J. Barnett, USA
My beautiful shawl arrived today. Thank you so much for this lovely shawl. Really, it is nicer than the photograph. I hope you and yours have a very Happy New Year and much prosperity in the New Year. With gratitude
Tom Anderson, Canada
An excellent website, as always. I do not even mention its content, which is beautiful beyond words, but I am merely referring to the great functionality and optimal design of your website. Links always work, the information is accurate and complete, images are very clear, including scanned content of your books. A pleasure to purchase from you.
Oreste, USA
I just wanted to extend my profound thanks to you for expediting my order. It was so well packaged and all import processes taken care of so the beautiful statue arrived in fabulous condition. It looks truly wonderful and I am so happy to have Lord Ganesh take pride of place in my home. Thank you again for your superb service. Best regards
Nikki Grainger
TRUSTe online privacy certification
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2016 © Exotic India
Exotic India
A-16/1 Wazirpur Industrial Estate Delhi - 110052 India
- Phone: +919953839642