Eastern Europe/ India
Product: Neem Leaf Powder
Latin Name: Azadirachta indica
Plant Family: Meliaceae
Other Names: Bead Tree, Nim, Margosa, Nimtree, Holy Tree, Indian Lilac, Divine Tree, Bevu, Arishta, Arishtha, Lilas des Indes, Lilas de Perse, Margosa, Margosa Tree, Margousier, Margousier d’Inde, Nimb, Nimba & Vembu.
Description: Neem is an evergreen tree which can reach a height of 15-20 metres, it is native to Iran, Pakistan and the Indian Sub-continent, and it can also be found growing in Malaysia, Australia and West Africa. The compound leaves are alternate and approximately 20-4-cm in length. The individual leaflets are 3-8cm in length with a short stem, lanceolate with serrated edges, light green in colour with pale yellow midrib. The 5-petaled flowers are white and fragrant and 8-11mm in diameter, they form drooping panicles of flowers approx. 25-30cm in length.
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SUGGESTED USEA decoction of the herb powder can be used as an insecticide and pesticidal spray in the garden, be careful using near ponds and fish as it can be toxic. Extracts and infusions of neem are used in the cosmetic industry to make soaps, shampoos and products soothing skins conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. The leaves can be used to obtain a natural dyes in shades of light green depending on the mordant used.
Shelf LifeShelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.
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