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Neem leaf tea benefits and recipes:

Neem leaves were used for tea preparation in ancient times as an Ayurvedic medication and continued in practice for several centuries. Nevertheless, due to advancement in Pharma industry in recent times, the use of neem tea started diminishing. Neem is well known for its medicinal benefits. Every single part of the tree has unique medicinal properties. Among them neem leaves are something special means it is consumable thus obviously used for oral and internal treatments apart from external skin care. Humans are not the only beneficiary. Also other mammals get benefited by this leaf.

There are lots of neem leaf products available amid that Neem tea is a one. Neem tea is made by crushing the neem leaves in boiling water or by just adding the leaf in the boiling water. It is sometime said that Neem leaf is best for contraception and can control pregnancy. Moreover, women who are interested in pregnancy were advised not to use neem leaf internally. However, no proof has been exposed yet stating the negative effects of neem leaves. Note: To be on the safer side, it is recommended to consult a physician before the intake of this product. Beyond that Neem leaf tea has benefits,

  • It can be used in malarial treatment.
  • It is used for heart disease and hypertension therapy.
  • It is observed to counteract ulcers and arthritis.
  • Useful for the treatment of diabetes
  • It can neutralize the inflammations in the body.
  • Good in treating pneumonia
  • It also helps in purifying the blood flow in the body.

Neem tea recipes:
Neem tea recipe is not a big deal to make, is so simple to prepare but the recipe formulation depends upon its purpose. Moreover, there is no specific kind of recipe for neem tea as it is just like a usual tea preparation.

Ready made Neem leaf tea powders are available for the instant mix so it takes hardly 2 to 3 minutes to prepare. Take a tablespoon of the tea powder in a cup and pour hot water and leave it to brew for few minutes. Add sugar as usual for sweet taste and serve. The tea will have a combined taste of bitter and sweet.

For the treatment of malaria, the Neem leaves from the tree are washed and instilled directly into the boiling water with crushing and left for few minutes until the leaf essence is dispersed in water. The leaf residue is removed using a filter, and the hot strong greenish tea is poured in a cup.

NOTE: The above mentioned recipe for malarial treatment is considered to be very strong in dosage, and it recommends a physician advice before use. The recipes are not safe for people interested in pregnancy.

Author: Adam Teaser - neem articles

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