Neem tree has been widely used in India for a long time and is considered as a panacea for many different diseases. However, when introduced into Vietnam, it becomes quite new to everyone.
Neem is suitable for dry, hot climate and only lives in tropical climate. According to traditional medicine, neem leaves are bitter. They can treat a lot of diseases such as: diabetes; aches and pains; Skin diseases such as acne, sores, wrinkled skin, dry skin, psoriasis, dandruff, …; hepatitis; gastritis, gastric ulcer, intestinal ulcer; constipation, …
Although neem leaves have many uses in supporting and treating skin diseases as well as in beauty. No matter how bring about a range of benefits, when used in excessive doses or excessive abuse of miraculous uses of neem leaf powder will also cause side effects for users. Here is a list of 8 typical side effects of Neem leaf powder that you should note.
Dangerous for pregnant women
According to a scientific study, Neem powder or neem leaf tea has the effect of reducing blood sugar and blood pressure in people with diabetes, high blood pressure. But for pregnant women, the blood pressure is often very weak, the body is tired during pregnancy. Therefore, when using neem leaf powder to drink, it will poison the fetal blood, which can lead to miscarriage. Therefore, mothers who are in the process of breastfeeding should also note.
Cause stomach disorders
Neem leaves or Neem leaf powder are one of the very good herbs for improving digestion, but in some cases have shown that: depending on the user’s digestive system, when using, you will feel stomach discomfort, causing disorders as well as diarrhea. But if you can use it in limited quantities, you can avoid the above complications and completely treat inflammatory problems, stomach ulcers due to the miraculous uses of neem. This is the most typical side effect of neem leaf powder
Cause fatality to newborns
Neem can cause death of even a small amount. Therefore, always remember, never try to give your child any neem products to treat fever or drink. Neem has an aspirin-like compound that can cause Reye syndrome in children. Because the body of the newborn does not fully develop and the resistance is weak. Some of the side effects of neem leaf powder observed in the study include: vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy, brain problems, and in severe cases can lead to coma and death in children.
Endanger people with self-infection
Another side effect of neem leaf powder is cause danger to patients suffering from Autoimmune disease. Therefore, people with multiple sclerosis, arthritis, lupus and other autoimmune-related diseases should avoid adding neem.
Toxic if overdosed
People with a prehistory of kidney or liver disease should avoid using neem leaf products. Using too much Neem to drink can cause a number of dangerous phenomena for your body.
Inhibit immune system for surgery people
With characteristics to help reduce fast and good for people suffering from diabetes but for patients before and after surgery, it should be noted. Because of this effect, Neem can directly affect the blood sugar of patients. Therefore, for successful surgery, patients should not use Neem before and after 2 weeks, because it can inhibit the immune system.
Cause fatigue for people suffering from low blood pressure
One of the side effects of neem leaf powder is fatigue. When you are sick, your body weakens, and your blood sugar drops sharply. If you use Neem to drink, your fatigue level will increase, making you uncomfortable and sleepy. In severer cases, it can cause nausea and coma.
Inhibit the reproductive process
Neem has a side effect of causing infertility in humans. Neem can boost the body’s immune system to a level that is higher than normal, because it is beneficial for some users but those who are planning to have a baby should not use Neem leaf tea to drink. It can stop the reproduction process. That’s why for thousands of years they have used neem leaves to make tea as a natural and safe method of birth control.
Neem leaf powder or Neem products are good for the body, especially in beauty. However, natural products always have their own side effects. Therefore, to become a wise consumer, you should consider and learn carefully about the uses and side effects so as not to affect your health and your family.