It is popularly known as the miracle tree as it has multipurpose use. Neem oil extracted from its seeds is used in medicines, pest control and cosmetics etc. Its leaves are used to treat the Chickenpox. In south India its wood is used to make the furniture. Neem cake is widely used in India as fertilizer. This has been used as a medicinal plant for long time and provides almost all the requirements of rural areas. It is a tall evergreen tree up to 100 feet tall. It blossoms in spring with the small white flowers.