Neem Tree Farms in the News

Diggin’ Florida Dirt: Got garden pests? Gray hair? Plant a neem By Penny Carnathan, Times Correspondent Friday, February 5, 2016 5:32pm When she washes her hair, Vicki Parsons rinses with neem tea to control the grays. She pours it over her dogs’ food and then brushes her teeth with a powder made from neem bark. …

Could neem bark replace proton pump inhibitors?

There were some interesting reports on neem this month, but one study that didn’t actually include neem hit close to home for me. An estimated 15 million people – including my sister and several good friends – have taken proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) found in OTC and prescription drugs like Nexium, Prilosec and Prevacid. They’re very …

Monthly Specials, February 2016

We’re delighted to announce that our long-awaited 6-Way Neem Capsules are finally in stock. These are the first-ever neem capsules made with supercritical extracts of neem leaf and bark, hydrophilic (water) extracts of leaf and bark, and raw leaf and bark. Learn more about why this full-spectrum supplement is important on our latest blog, Which …

Which neem supplement is best for me?

Today, the options for neem capsules and supplements are almost overwhelming and somewhat complicated since you’re dealing with a herb known as “The Village Pharmacy” and “Tree of 40 Cures.” The problem is that neem contains about 200 separate compounds and the science isn’t exactly clear on which ingredient is most effective in which situation.

Neem in the News — January 2016

  It’s not often that we get to report on what researchers call the “gold standard” of research – a double-blind study in humans. In fact, I can only think of one other in the last 20 years, on ulcers. This new report was published in the November 2015, of The Journal of Contemporary Medical …

Why is there xylitol in your all-natural neem mouthwash?

With breaking news on the potential dangers of synthetic sugar substitutes, we’ve gotten several calls over the past few weeks asking why we’re using xylitol in our all-natural neem bark mouthwash. Xylitol actually is a natural product found in many fruits and vegetables at low concentrations. For large-scale use, it’s typically extracted from birch trees …

News from the Greenhouse & “Yarden”

This may be the weirdest winter on record. We were prepared for an El Nino season with lots of rain and much colder temperatures. Instead, we haven’t had an inch of rain in the last 30 days and it’s been so hot that we set new records almost every day. The good news is that …

Growing Neem

A native of India, neem is an extraordinarily hardy tree that thrives in ecosystems ranging from the Sahara Desert to the wet salty environment of the Florida Keys. The only pests known to harm it are directly related to overwatering: slugs (which are mollusks not insects) and several strains of root rot. In Florida and …

Growing Neem Sprouts

A native of India, neem is an extraordinarily hardy tree that thrives in ecosystems ranging from the Sahara Desert to the wet salty environment of the Florida Keys. The only pests known to harm it are directly related to overwatering: slugs (which are mollusks not insects) and several strains of root rot. The single most …