[permaculture] Worms

keller ak.and.ak at on-line.de
Tue Feb 26 15:34:34 EST 2002


> keller wrote:
>
> > >   Another kids problem that many of us have to contend with,
> > > especially if they are school goers, is head lice. Has anybody any
>
> > I heard that Neem tree is used agains head and body lice as well as
scabies.
> > I don't know exactly, but I think the fruits are used. Maybe somebody
here
> > knows more. This tree is used to make an insecticide, and is
traditionally
> > used in India against lice and scabies mites. I heard it is very
effective.
> >
> > The tree comes from India, but it also grows in Africa and probably
> > elsewhere (unfortunately not here in Germany).
>
> Tea Tree = Neem Tree

I am not sure. I thought Tea Tree is an Australian species. Neem is from
India. Is it really the same??

Anyway, searching with google for "Neem Tree" alone or in combination with
"lice" "scabies" "insecticide" etc. turns up a lot of stuff.

Andreas




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