International Journal of Chemical Studies
Vol. 4, Issue 5 (2016)
Pharmacological review on natural products (Azadirachta indica Linn)
Author(s): K Sudhakar Babu, V Krishna Murthy Naik, J Latha and K Ramanjaneyulu
Abstract: Neem is a tree in the mahogany family Meliaceae. It is native to India, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Pakistan. It grows in tropical and semi-tropical regions. It was also the state tree of Andhra Pradesh. Neem is a fast-growing tree that can reach up to 15–20 m (about 50–65 feet) tall, and sometimes even to 35–40 m (115–131 feet). It is evergreen. This Plant is used folk medicine to cure burns, fever, diarrhea and skin disease and syphilis, Azadirachta Indica have a rich source of tannin, Flavonoides, Glycosides, terpenoid. Azadirachta indica have been known to possess a wide range of pharmacological properties included anti malaria, anti-oxidant, wound healing activity, anticancer, antiulcer, anti fertility, antimicrobial activity. The present paper reviews the Pharmacological activity aspects of Neem.
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How to cite this article:
K Sudhakar Babu, V Krishna Murthy Naik, J Latha, K Ramanjaneyulu. Pharmacological review on natural products (Azadirachta indica Linn). Int J Chem Stud 2016;4(5):01-04.