Scientific name: Azadirachta indicates A. Juss
popular names: neen, margosa, nime, indian lila.
Natural occurrence: arid regions of India.
Features: It is a fast growing tree, reaching 10m to 20m in height, with a root system that can reach a depth of up to 15m.
Uses: it has been used for centuries in India as a medicinal plant, a shade plant and more recently as an insecticide, in wood production and in cosmetics. In addition, it is used for afforestation of streets and squares.