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Breathe Again with Neem

Breathe Again with Neem

Asthma is a lifelong disease that effects over 235 million people around the world. A chronic disease characterized by recurrent attacks of breathlessness, asthma often results in respiratory distress and can even cause death! Many people experience the symptoms daily, which seriously limits the person’s life ...

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Pamper Your Pet on this National Dog Day

Pamper Your Pet on this National Dog Day

Your dog deserves the very best! Pamper your furry friend by giving them a soothing bath with a natural, homemade neem shampoo. Not only will neem nourish and revitalize your dog’s coat, it also protects them from pests! Mix 1 cup of Castile soap, 2 tablespoons of neem oil, 1 ½ tablespoons of shea butter (or ...

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How Organic are Organic Cosmetics?

How Organic are Organic Cosmetics?

When we think of “organic”, we think of all natural, non-toxic, safe food and products. However, many organic products contain harmful synthetic chemicals. For example, when a product has a “made with organic” USDA label, the requirement is that only 70% of ingredients are organic. The other 30% can be dangerous ...

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Neem’s Role in Antibiotic Resistance

Neem’s Role in Antibiotic Resistance

One of the most urgent threats facing humanity today is antibiotic resistance. Antibiotic resistant bacteria, or superbugs, are germs that don’t respond to the drugs designed to kill them and they threaten to return humans to the time when simple infections would likely lead to a painful and torturous death. Today, ...

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The Organic Revolution in Cuba

The Organic Revolution in Cuba

Neem has played an important role in Cuba’s transition towards sustainable agriculture. Forced to turn to organic farming for self-sufficiency in the late 1990s, after losing over 1.3 million tons of synthetic fertilizer imports annually, Cuba had to rely on natural alternatives like neem for crop care and protection ...

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How Neem Protects Crops Naturally

How Neem Protects Crops Naturally

Effectiveness & Persistency Neem extracts are effective and non-toxic to pollinators because they do not kill pests immediately, but affect the feeding or life cycle of the insect until it is no longer able to live or reproduce. Environmentally Friendly Neem based pesticides are entirely biodegradable, leaving ...

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The Life of Neem

The Life of Neem

The neem tree has been around since 5000 BCE, so why haven't we heard of it until now?   200 BCE: In an ancient Tamil text, one of the earlier written mentions of  neem comes to life in the poetic form of the era. 1983: The Indian and Agricultural Research Institute publishes ‘Neem in Agriculture’. ...

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Neem Oil for the Skin

Neem Oil for the Skin

Neem oil is beneficial for our skin because of it's various medicinal properties. Let us show you how to use this product and have great skin.

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Strengthening Global Health

Strengthening Global Health

Neem based medications are playing an increasingly important role in fighting infection across the agriculture and healthcare sectors. Neem sourced products are being investigated across a broad spectrum of health areas, including cardiovascular disease and tuberculosis. Neem oil also has anti-sep­tic properties, ...

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Antibiotic Resistance Infographic

Antibiotic Resistance Infographic

One of the greatest threats to global health today, antibiotic resistance causes 700,000 deaths per year because it is so often prescribed as the effective prevention and treatment of an ever increasing range of infections. However, by exposing livestock to these antibiotics, we create this dangerous problem. Allowed ...

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A Leader in Carbon Offsetting

A Leader in Carbon Offsetting

One of the more practical and achievable ways to cleanse our environment and ensure an equitable future is to lock up, or sequester, more carbon from the atmosphere through the simple process of planting more trees worldwide. Neem has a high rate of photosynthesis and liberates more oxygen than many other tree ...

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Innovations in Neem Research

Innovations in Neem Research

A tree with mul­ti­ple ben­e­fi­cial prop­er­ties, neem-based solutions are play­ing an increasingly important role in natural medical care. Research studies have shown that: Neem oil is an organic anti-bacterial that is effective against a variety of ailments Neem delays the coagulation of blood, which calms ...

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The Life of Neem Infographic

The Life of Neem Infographic

The neem tree (Azadirachta Indica) is an evergreen in the Meliaceae (mahogany) family, celebrated for its remarkable healing properties as far back as 5,000BCE by the Harappa and Mohenjo civilizations. Fast-forward to the present day and neem is becoming renowned for its contributions to sustainable agri­cul­ture and ...

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Neem Cake – An Organic Byproduct that Nourishes the Soil

Neem Cake – An Organic Byproduct that Nourishes the Soil

Neem cake is a product of the left over neem seed kernels that remain after extracting neem oil from the seeds. It is mainly used as a fertilizer, but has properties of a pesticide, as well, because of its azadirachtin content. It can help to control nematodes and other pests found in the soil, in addition to ...

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Synthetic vs Organic Crop Care

Synthetic vs Organic Crop Care

With mankind’s pervasive use of synthetic and toxic pesticides in agriculture, organic products are urgently needed for their positive environmental impact. Neem is becoming more relevant in the agricultural space because it contains over two hundred biologically active compounds that are effective in crop ...

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Neem as a Biopesticide

Neem as a Biopesticide

In this infographic, we see the effect that neem biopesticides have on the environment. One of neem’s main active ingredients, azadirachtin, acts as a natural growth regulator and feeding deterrent to over 500 species of insects.

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The New Green Revolution

The New Green Revolution

Mankind has evolved from the wheel, printing press and Industrial Revolution, arriving today at the New Green Revolution with Neem leading the way to a sustainable future. Neem tree has become a valuable crop in international markets, both for sustainable agriculture as well as for its applications in health, ...

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