Neem leaves mainly yield quercetin (flavonoid) and nimbosterol (β- sitosterol) as well as number of liminoids (nimbin and its derivatives). Quercetin (a polyphenolic flavonoid), Limonoids like nimocinolide and isonimocinolide are also present. The principal constituents of neem leaves include protein (7.1%), carbohydrates (22.9%), minerals, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin C, carotene etc. But they also contain glutamic acid, tyrosine, aspartic acid, alanine, praline, glutamine and cystine like amino acids, and several fatty acids (dodecanoic, tetradecanoic, elcosanic, etc.).
ORGANIC NEEM LEAVES
|OTHER NAME||Nimba, Margosa tree.|
|BOTANICAL NAME||Azadirachta indica A. Juss.|
|PART USED||Dried Leaf.|
|SYNONYMS||Melia azadirachta Linn.|