Neem tree and all its parts find applications in animal medicine and maintaining animal health. It has been used to cure large number of animal ailments like:
In the modern veterinary medicinal system, neem extracts are used to cure worms and ulcers in animals. It is a useful plant in animal health, ecology and production. A large number of drugs and formulations have been developed after systematic studies.Properties of Neem Used in Veterinary Medicine
Leaves : Compounds like nimbin, nimbinene, nimbolide help in digestion of food. It also helps to cure ulcers.; it also finds use in medicines that prevent blood clotting.
Fruits : It is used to treat cutaneous diseases in animals; the neem fruit is also used as a tonic,purgative, anthelmintic and antiperiodic.
Seeds and Kernel : The oil from neem seeds and kernels is reported to have antifertility property. It also acts an antihyperglycaemic agent in animals.
Sap : Used to manufacture medicines for treating and curing skin diseases, it is also used as a tonic for curing general weakness.
Gum : The brown coloured gum is used to cure intestinal infections.