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Nimba

Sanskrit Name:
Nimba, Pichumarda, Pichmanda, Tiktaka, Arishta, Paribhadra, Hingu-niryasa

Family:
Meliaceae


Ayurvedic Properties:
Rasa : Tikta, kashaya.
Veerya : Sheeta.
Vipaka : Katu.
Guna : Laghu.
Dosha : Kapha hara,
Pitta hara (Due to tikta rasa & sheeta veerya)

Parts Used:
Mool twak (root bark),
Phala (fruit or berry),
Beeja (seeds),
Pushpa (flowers),
Patra (leaves),
Taila (oil),
Niryasa (gum)

Dose:
Mool twak choorna (powder of root bark) : 2-4 gram
Patra swarasa (expressed juice of leaves) : 5-10 ml
Nimba taila (Neem oil) : 5-10 drops