Neem trees grow in the Far East and are harvested in India and other tropical climates… I even have a Neem tree growing in my front yard.
And Neem oil does wonders for the skin and has been used for hundreds of years.
Neem trees are very large and can grow 40 feet tall, but can be grown in pots and they will stay small.
Dandruff – Try a little neem oil on your scalp to get rid of dandruff.
Anti-Fungal – Neem oil is one of the best anti-fungal agents around, works well for ringworm and other fungal infections.
Acne – Neem oil is a powerful anti-acne agent that helps with inflammation and clears away blemishes.
Wrinkles – Neem oil is a powerful antioxidant that helps to fight free radicals and thus slows the aging process and wrinkles.
It brings back youthful skin and elasticity. It also contains lots of great vitamins and fatty acids that help your skin stay young.
Eczema and Psoriasis – Neem oil is fantastic for eczema and psoriasis because it contains nimbidin which is a powerful anti-inflammatory agent… helping with redness, swelling, and a good antiseptic agent too.
Pain Relief – Neem oil also helps with painful skin as an analgesic.
Antioxidants – Neem oil has more antioxidant power than blueberries, broccoli, plums, cranberries, tomatoes, spinach, and grapefruit.
Hair Growth – Neem oil is also well known for promoting hair growth.
Healthy Hair Shampoo – Add either coconut oil, almond oil, or sesame oil to neem oil, and use it as a shampoo for soft lustrous hair.
Athletes Foot – Take one liter of very warm water and add 15 mils of neem oil, then soak your feet in this solution for 20 minutes daily for a week.
Contains – Neem oil contains Nimbin which is a powerful anti-inflammatory and antihistamine agent, and a great antimicrobal and fungicide.
Also contains Cyclic tetrasulfide, Gallic acid, Epicatechin, Catechin, Mahmoodin, Quercetin, Sodium nimbinate and other compounds that are all powerful healing agents similar Nimbin.
Also contains Omega 3, 6, and 9 fatty acids that are great for the skin.
Lice – Neem is a great natural treatment for head lice. Apply neem oil, and leave it overnight and then comb out the dead lice in the morning. Neem oil works well for lice… and it’s non toxic.
Pet Care – Neem oil works great for preventing and killing fleas and ticks on your dog… not recommended for cats – they are very sensitive.
Take 8oz of baby shampoo and add 30 mls of neem oil and used it on your dog.
Also works well for keeping away biting flies and other insects from horses and livestock. Take 30 mls of neem oil and add it to a gallon of water and use as spray.
Hand Wash – Neem oil works great as a natural antiseptic hand wash in soaps.
Bug Repellant – Dilute neem oil used as a spray or cream is a natural way to keep away biting flies and mosquitos. Neem oil can also be used in lamps to keep away mosquitos.
Warts – Apply full strength neem oil directly on the warts until they fall off — works great.
Skin Wounds – If you mix neem oil with vaseline (1 part neem to 6 parts vaseline) it makes a great wound healing balm.
Antiseptic – Neem oil is a great antiseptic and thus is used for wound healing and also in mouthwash, toothpaste, and other healing products.
Neem oil kills bacteria, fungi, and viruses, and makes a good household cleaning product. Use 30 mils of neem oil in 1 gallon of water as a spray for cleaning.
Cosmetics – Neem oil is widely used in cosmetics for healing and rejuvenating skin.
Types of Products – Neem oil can be found in soaps, shampoos, ointments, creams, and lots of other types of products.
Other Benefits – Neem oil is a great anticancer agent, anti-arthritic agent, great for diabetes, cardiovascular disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, immunity booster, for lowering cholesterol and blood pressure, great for getting rid of insects on house plants and in gardens, and as a natural insecticide for around the house, and many more uses.
This article is meant to get you started… so you can do more research on your own… dig a little deeper and find what works for you. This article is for educational purposes only, I strongly recommend that you seek advice from your own GP, private doctor, or medical specialist for any ailment, illness, or medical condition.. this article not meant to be a scientific analysis in any way, shape, or form.
Dr. Paul Haider – Master Herbalist and Spiritual Teacher for over 20 years, helping people to recover and feel healthy. You can also find Dr. Haider on FB under Dr. Paul Haider, Healing Herbs, and at www.paulhaider.com – feel free to contact him any time.
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