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
- It can be used in malarial treatment.
- It is used for heart disease and hypertension
- It is observed to counteract ulcers
- 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
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