Neem essential oil benefits eczema, dermatitis, scalp psoriasis, fungal infections, it repel insects, cleanses nails, and raises the quality of sheep wool and all manner of skin allergies. It also acts as an astringent, has antibacterial, antiseptic, and soothing and moisturizing qualities on the skin.
Instructions for Use
Neem oil can be used topically on the affected part of the body. The oils are also usually added to creams and lotions as a fixative. Soaps also make use of this oil to help provide additional benefits to the skin. The neem oil can also be used to ease joint pains during massages.
History and Additional Information
Neem has a very long history in India and Myanmar. For generations people have used neem oils in Ayurvedic therapy to treat a variety of human ailments. It has also been used traditionally in agriculture to kill pests attacking crops without using harsh chemicals.
- Latin/Botanical Name: Azadirachtaindica
- Other Names: margosa oil
- Family: Meliaceae
- Part of Plant Used: seeds, fruits
- Place of Origin: India, Myanmar
- Odor/Fragrance: rich, woody earthy, musty smell
- Color: yellowish brown
- Aroma Strength: strong
- Consistency: heavy
- Note: base
Blending Suggestions: pine, rosemary, pine, marjoram, clove, geranium,
Safety Precautions for this Essential Oil: It is a very safe oil to use even for children. It is non-toxic to all mammals and a non-irritant making it popular for massages to help heal joint pains and relax the muscles. No side effects are expected when used reasonably.
Buy Essential Oil:
Highest Quality: Mountain Rose Herbs
Expect to pay a bit more for a higher quality oil. Always choose the highest quality oil if you plan on using internally or topically.
Best Value per ounce: NOW Brands
This brand is less expensive per ounce, but still offers a great value.