If you can grow a ficus, you can grow a "tree for solving global problems."
Called the "village pharmacy" in its native India for thousands of
years, the National Academy Press published a book entitled "Neem: A
Tree for Solving Global Problems" in 1992. More recently, the National
Institutes of Health's database of international research lists nearly
500 reports on neem and uses ranging from treating AIDS and preventing
liver damage to its use as a bioinsecticide.
It's also an extraordinarily hardy tree that thrives in ecosystems
ranging from the Sahara Desert to the wet salty Florida Keys. In
climates where temperatures regularly drop below freezing, it is happy
in a pot outside during the summer and in a sunny window over the
Learn more about -
- Growing Neem: An easy to grow and very attractive plant!
- Medicinal Uses:
We call this site "beyond 'solving global problems' "" because it
focuses on research completed since that landmark report from the
National Academy Press.
- All-Natural Neem Products:
Not all of our products are all-natural, but we're working to develop
as many products without chemical additives as possible.
- Agricultural Uses:
Neem Tree Farms sells a 100% botanical product that has not been
reviewed or approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for
use as a pesticide or personal insect repellant although they do
support the use of approved neem products. Most agricultural uses call
for neem oil to be used at a 0.5 to 1.0% ratio with water and a mild
emulsifier. On roses and other plants susceptible to fungal diseases,
add one tablespoon baking soda per gallon to the mix.
- A Tree for Solving Global Problems: Read the book that started it all online!
Or visit our main page to learn more about neem products from Neem Tree Farms! www.neemtreefarms.com
Jungle Growth with neem cake