What is neem ?
Neem is a member of the mahogany family, Meliaceae and it is known by the botanical name Azadirachta indica. They are mainly cultivated in the Indian subcontinent. Neem are commonly used in India, Sri Lanka, Burma, Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia for inflammation.
It is very bitter with a garlic and sulfur smell. The parts of the plant such as fruits, leaves, bark, and roots have been used for many centuries in traditional Ayurvedic medicine. The tree has relieved so many different pains, fevers, infections, and other complaints so that it has been called “the village pharmacy.” It has a remarkable effect on chronic skin conditions. Acne, psoriasis, eczema, ringworm.
It has been used to rid the body of all forms of parasites.It also promotes a healthy digestive system by protecting the stomach, aiding in elimination and removing toxins and harmful bacteria.
For centuries, millions have cleaned their teeth with neem twigs, smeared skin disorders with neem leaf juice, taken neem tea as a tonic, and placed neem leaves in their beds and closets to keep away troublesome bugs.
Neem oil is a vegetable oil pressed from the fruits and seeds of the neem (Azadirachta indica). It can also be obtained by solvent extraction of the neem seed, fruit, oil, cake or kernel.
Neem oil has been used in Siddha medicine and traditional Ayurvedic medicine for the treatment of skin diseases. It can be used as an excellent component of cosmetics to help clear, beautify and rejuvenate the skin.it is used for preparing cosmetics such as soaps, hair products, body hygiene creams, hand creams.
Neem oil has also wide usage as a biopesticide for organic farming.It can be used as a household pesticide for ant, bedbug, cockroach, housefly, sand fly, snail, termite and mosquitoes both as repellent and larvicide.
Neem Oil is naturally removes dandruff and balances hair’s natural pH level, preventing future dandruff. Regular use of Neem Oil to the scalp moisturises hair from root to tip, maintains the health of the scalp, repairs split ends and development of hair growth.
Neem Oil has reduces inflammation ,facilitates faster healing by increasing blood flow and helping to create collagen fibers, which strengthen, firm, and shape skin.
Home remedies of neem oil
Neem oil for dandruff
1 teaspoon of neem oil
Add a few drops of neem oil directly to hair and scalp.
Gently massage your hair and leave it for 30 minutes.
Rinse it with your shampoo.
You can try this neem oil for twice a week.
Neem oil for head lice
2 teaspoon of neem oil
Take two teaspoon of neem oil in a pan and heat it for 3 minutes.
Then apply your hair and scalp.
You can wrap it with a towel to allow the oil to soak into the scalp overnight.
In the morning, dead lice may appear on the towel.
Wash it off with your shampoo.
You can try neem oil for head lice twice week.