Antifertility effects of Azadirachta indica (Neem) - A Review

By Parveen Bansal, Renu Bansal, Vikas Gupta


Most population studies conclude that today's skyrocketing growth in human population is creating a serious underlying threat to the well being of the world's natural and economic resources. Whether neem, can help to reduce runaway population growth is' uncertain. However, as noted earlier, exploratory research has indicated that certain neem, ingredients have contraceptive properties. Thus it is possible that, given research attention, products from this tree could come into widespread use for the reduction of unwanted pregnancies. This review gives a bird's eye view mainly on the contraceptive therapeutic potential of neem tree so as to promote the research on this magic tree.


Key Words : Azadirachta indica, Contraceptive, Spermicidal, Implantation, Male fertility.

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