Biojournal of Science and Technology (BJST)

A Scholarly Journal for Biological Publications

Biojournal of Science and Technology
Volume 4, ISSN:2410-9754, Article ID: m160001

Review Article

Antibacterial properties of Neem(Azadirachta indica): a mini review

Shaila Haque1, Sumaiya Farah Khan2, Laisa Ahmad Lisa2*

1Department of Biochemistry, Primeasia University, Dhaka-1213 Bangladesh.

2Department of Microbiology, Jagannath University, Dhaka-1100, Bangladesh

Date of Acceptance: Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Date of Published: Saturday, September 17, 2016

Address corresponds to
Laisa Ahmad Lisa2
Department of Microbiology, Jagannath University, Dhaka-1100, Bangladesh
E-mail: lisapp2586@yahoo.com

Acedemic Editor: Dr M Hafizur Rahman

To cite this article
Shaila Haque, Sumaiya Farah Khan, Laisa Ahmad Lisa.Antibacterial properties of Neem(Azadirachta indica): a mini review.Biojournal of Science and Technology.Vol:4,2016

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ABSTRACT

Neem (Azadirachta indica) had been well known for its medicinal values inthe ancient Asian country like Bangladesg, Indiaand had probably been the most useful medicinal plant in South Asia.From leaf to root, each and every part of the neem treehas also beenused in Bangladesh and neighboring countries for over two thousand years for their medicinal properties. Neem tree drew the attention of natural products chemists by Ayurveda. During the last five decades, considerable progress has been achieved regarding the biological activities and medicinal applications of neem. The current review describes the major biological activities, antibacterial properties of some of the neem compounds isolated, as well as some other environmental, clinical and medicinal applications.

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