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Neem Extract : The Medicinal Solution

Neem Leaves
Neem Leaves
June 17, 2010-

Neem tree or Azadirachta indica is a native tree to India. Popular for its medicinal uses, neem leaves, seeds and bark for various ailments. Being a natural healer, it is quite a preferred treatment amongst people who are afraid of the antibiotic side effects. For medicinal purpose, Neem extracts of its seed, leaf and bark are effectively used to treat a number of skin, hair and other health problems. Since the natural neem constitutes of antifungal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic properties, its pure extract can work wonders as a medicine.

Here's the step by step procedure for making neem leaf extract, which is an effective pest repellent.

Step 1
First of all mash a considerable amount of neem leaves deftly within mortar and pestle. Now place this mashed neem leaves paste in a pot or container.

Step 2
Next, add some water in the mashed neem leaves paste and cover the container or pot with the help of a lid.

Step 4
Once the mixture has been steeped, use a strainer so as to remove the leaves from the mixture. The remaining liquid should be clean and clear sans any leaf bits or lumps of mashed neem.

Step 5
For usage, dilute approximately one litre of liquid in 8 litres of water and a small amount of liquid soap in another jar or container.

Step 6
Now pour this solution into a spray bottle and you spray it onto the plants in your home or garden to get rid of garden pests and insects.

Step 7
You can store the remaining extract in refrigerator and make sure that you use it within a few days time.
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