the magic of neem oil

Neem oil comes from the fruits and seed of the neem tree, also known as Azadirachta Indica, and often referred to as The Tree of Life. Neem oil contains several components like vitamin E, nimbidin, carotenoids, linoleic acid, oleic acid, vitamin C, quercetin and the main compound azadirachtin, which is one of the most natural and powerful bug repellents. These components naturally make neem oil a potent antifungal, antipyretic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory

Neem oil can be used for the following;

-Treat dry skin

You can apply neem oil to the skin directly or dilute with a base oil like almond, vitamin E, coconut, etc.

-Relieve eczema and psoriasis

Applying neem oil helps calm inflammation and moisturize the skin to create a barrier and keep skin hydrated

-Control acne

Since neem oil is a natural antibacterial it helps to eliminate bacteria and keep the skin hydrated and balanced

-Even skin tone and complexion

Neem oil regulates melanin production

-Natural antiseptic

Neem oil is contained in many antiseptic soaps, toothpastes and mouth wash liquids

-Pest control

Neem oil is highly toxic to insects

-Mold control

The anti-fungal property of neem oil is great to use around the house for mold and mildew control. Mix into your natural liquid cleaners for an extra boost of antibacterial assistance

-Treatment for head lice

Neem oil is an excellent insecticide; it can get rid of lice from the hair and the body, nit and all

-Treatment for nail infections

Apply directly to an infected nail to help ease inflammation and fight bacteria and infection

-Treat fungal infections of the skin and scalp

Add to shampoos, conditioners and treatments to the scalp

-Helps condition har and inhibit growth

Add to shampoos, conditioners and treatments to the scalp

 

Here’s what I use. You can get it at Whole Foods and many other grocery stores or order it online at Amazon or Vitacost.

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