Neem Ghan Vati is an herbal Ayurvedic medicine containing Neem. Neem is also known as Nimb, Margosa tree, Limbdo, Nimba, Arulundi, Vembua etc. It is a very well-known indigenous medicinal tree of India. Neem is extensively used as home remedy to treat variety of diseases. It possess antibacterial, antiviral, insecticide, bitter tonic and antiseptic properties. Neem is an old and popular remedy for skin diseases. For skin diseases it is used both internally and externally. This medicine is also known as Nimb Ghan Vati.
Here is given more about this medicine, such as benefits, indication/therapeutic uses, composition and dosage.
Ingredients of Neem Ghan Vati
Each tablet contain 500 mg of Neem (Azadirachta indica)
In Sanskrit, the meaning of word ‘Ghan’ is Pill from powder of a dried liquid. Neem Ghan vati is prepared by drying the thick decoction of neem.
Neem is the only ingredient of this medicine. The active constituents of neem are mainly triterpenoids, sterols, bitter principles nimbin and nimbiol. The Neem bark is cool, bitter, astringent, acrid and refrigerant. Bark of the tree is useful in tiredness, cough, fever, loss of appetite, worm infestation.
Neem bark heals wounds and vitiated conditions of kapha, vomiting, skin diseases, excessive thirst, and diabetes. Neem is used to treat intestinal worms, heat-rash, boils, wounds, jaundice, leprosy, skin disorders, stomach ulcers, chicken pox, malarial fever etc. The bark of tree is used in Ayurveda for treatment of skin diseases, excessive pitta, excessive kapha, toxins in body, bleeding disorders and healing of wounds.
Neem Root bark and young fruits are astringent, tonic and antiperiodic (prevent recurrence of diseases).
In one study, Neem and Haldi were mixed as a paste and applied topically on chronic ulcers and scabies. The result was excellent. Application of paste regularly for 3-15 days cured scabies and ulcers on skin.
The Neem leaf churna is given in dose of three grams twice a day with water to treat Sheet-pitta or urticraia.
The root of the tree is used in treatment of swelling, anorexia, cough, nausea, burning sensation, non-healing wounds, sprue, fever, intestinal parasites, diseases of skin, urinary disorders, bleeding disorders, excessive thirst, diseases of liver and vomiting.
Benefits of Neem Ghan Vati
- It has antiseptic and antifungal properties.
- It is antimicrobial, antipyretic and antiviral.
- It removes toxins from body.
- It is useful in skin disorders.
- It reduces Pitta, Kapha but increases Vata.
- It has cooling action.
- It works on plasma, blood and fat.
- It is a blood purifier and detoxifier.
- It cleanses liver.
Uses of Neem Ghan Vati
- Skin disorders
- Pimples, acne, common skin disorders
Dosage of Neem Ghan Vati
1/2 tablet (below 12 year) – 1 tablet (above 12 year) twice a day after meal with water or milk or as directed by physician.
Please note, the doses of Ayurvedic medicines are not fixed. Exact dose depends on the age, strength, digestive power of the patient, the nature of the illness, the state of the viscera and humours, and the properties of individual drugs.
You can buy this medicine online or from medical stores.
This medicine is manufactured by Patanjali Divya Pharmacy (Patanjali Neem Ghan Vati or Nimb Ghan Vati).