A natural parasite remedy can be found in the neem plant. It has been used since ancient times, especially in Ayurvedic Medicine, for the removal of worms and parasites and to help cleanse the body. It has also been used as a cooling agent for the relief of fevers and as an insecticide.

The neem plant is known as a cooling, bitter and pungent plant. It has anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties.As a natural parasite remedy, the neem contains many different compounds that are useful, including meliacins, flavonoids, triterpernoid bitters, and tannins.

Furniture is often made from neem wood, due to its anti-worm properties. In Africa, neem is used to help prevent insect infestation in crops. Research studies now show that neem may be useful as a spermicide and the seed oil has been used for several years as a contraceptive. Neem is also referred to as the bead tree due to the fact that the nuts on the tree were used as rosary beads for centuries.

The neem’s oil and seeds are also used to create other natural remedies, including as a treatment for leprosy. The seeds can be crushed into a paste to help relieve hemorrhoids. Research that has been completed recently has shown that the seeds and oil of the neem plant have powerful antibacterial properties. That is why you see many products sold commercially containing neem, including hair lotions and in insectides that are used to keep locusts away.

An infusion can be made from neem leaves for a natural parasite remedy to help treat parasitic worms and malaria. The leaves can also be crushed or made into a pulp to use as a paste to help treat skin conditions, including ringworm and eczema. Neem leaves can also be used as a treatment to help prevent pests from gnawing on your old library books.

To use as a hair rinse to remove lice, simply add 5-10 drops of the neem oil into a cup of water and apply it to your hair. You can also use readily made preparations such as the neem lotion
and neem seed oil for the relief of symptoms of ringworm and athlete’s foot, too.

Author's Bio: 

Evelyn Lim is an author and researcher. She publishes tips on using herbal home remedies for treating diseases and ailments. For free research, please visit http://www.HerbalRemedyTips.com.