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Neem leaf extract induces cell death by apoptosis and autophagy in lymphocytic leukemia cells

July 9, 2013

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a common form of leukemia. To expand the therapeutic medicines Chitta et al investigated neem leaf extract (NLE) after a patient with the above form of Leukemia demonstrated disease regression upon taking oral Neem.  Neem is a key ingredient in The Wise Herb Company‘s range of Green Tea based Herbal health drinks.

Neem Tree

Neem was shown to mediate apoptosis in 41 patients with Chronic lymphocytic leukemia.


In conclusion, Neem extract exhibits anti-leukemic properties in patient primary leukemic cells and demonstrates clinical efficacy, warranting further investigation as a potential therapy for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia.

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