Neem Oil -
Certified Organic - 4 oz. (Cold Pressed)
as- Azadirachta indica, Margosa, Nimba, Sarva Roga, and Nivarini Long known in
Ayurdevic medicine in India, modern research has been confirming the traditional
uses of the neem tree in Indian folk medicine.
Its many properties and
uses has given neem the reputation as Friend and Protector in Indian villages.
It is used to fight infection, both bacterial and viral, and to treat diarrhea,
fever, burns, urinary disorders, skin diseases and inflammatory conditions. The
neem tree is native to India, and has been used in so many ways that it's
difficult to count them all. From cleaning teeth and preventing gum disease to
promoting restful sleep as a filler for pillows, the neem tree has earned its
reputation as a "wonder tree". An evergreen tree that is remarkably tolerant of
both heat and drought, the neem can grow up to twenty feet in three years. It
has pesticide, germicide and medicinal properties, is resistant to termites and
is often used in reforestation efforts. The tree begins bearing fruit at three
to five years, and each tree can produce up to 110 pounds of fruit in a year.
Its fast growth, quick maturity and high production combined make the neem tree
one of the most valuable plants in India. In Ayurvedic literature neem is
described in the following manner: ‘Neem bark is cool, bitter, astringent, acrid
and refrigerant. It is useful in tiredness, cough, fever, loss of appetite, worm
infestation. It heals wounds and vitiated conditions of kapha, vomiting, skin
diseases, excessive thirst, and diabetes. Neem leaves are reported to be
beneficial for eye disorders and insect poisons. It treats Vatik disorder. It is
anti-leprotic. It's fruits are bitter, purgative, anti-hemorrhoids and
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Neem is antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, antiseptic, and
antiparasitic. Because of these properties, it is widely deployed in many
different toiletries such as soap, toothpaste, hair care products, and skin care
products. It is used to treat a wide array of diseases, illnesses, and problems,
and is considered a cure-all in India. The oil has moisturizing and regenerative
properties, contains Vitamin E, and has essential fatty acids. Scientific
research today validates many of the traditional uses of Neem Oil, it is used to
treat bacterial, fungal, and viral infections, boost the immune system, and for
many specific health problems. It is also used to deter mosquitoes, fleas,
flies, ticks, mites, and lice. Among other conditions, Neem Oil has been
historically used to treat the following: Malarial fevers, diabetes, urinary
problems, acne, eczema, psoriasis, scabies, gingivitis, swollen and bleeding
gums, cavity prevention, mouth wash, ringworm, chicken pox, lice, dandruff,
burns, wounds, athlete’s foot, sore throat, tiredness, cough, leprosy,
hemorrhoids, intestinal worms, boils, ulcers, warts, herpes, arthritis, cancer,
sprains, AIDS, cold sores, parasites, bed sores, rashes, gangrene, heart
disease, gastritis, stomach problems, high blood pressure, sinusitis, hives,
snake bites, hypertension, hair loss, heart burn, cholesterol, hangover,
shingles, chronic fatigue, headaches, poor circulation, influenza, colds,
insomnia, tuberculosis, immune system, indigestion, conjunctivitis,
inflammation, urinary stones, candida, kidney problems, wrinkles, eye disorders,
yeast infections, earache, hot spots, and nausea. Usage
Neem oil is exceptionally rich and contains a heavy
odor. It will need to be diluted accordingly before adding it to your products.
We recommend experimenting in small batches with this oil, so that the odor does
not adversely alter your final product. Below are several usages for Neem Oil:
-Athlete’s foot: Add a few drops to a foot soak, foot powder, or anti-fungal
salve recipe. -For dandruff and head lice:
Massage with Olive or
other carrier oil into the hair and scalp. Leave in for one hour, and then
-In salves-- add a few drops to your healing salve.
soaps-- use with your base oils.
-Garden pesticide-- Mix with Castille Soap
and water, spray onto infested plants as needed. The spray will suffocate soft
bodied insects, and will repel other insects.
-Acne- mix a small amount into
your facial clay and apply to problem spots.
-Bath-- mix a few drops into
-Bug repellent: Use in lotion to deter bugs and
-Hand soap: Add to liquid hand soap for antibacterial
Precautions Use caution if using
internally. Because of Neem Oil’s strength, we recommend that you do additional
research before using Neem Oil internally. Children and pregnant or nursing
women should not use Neem. Infants have suffered from death as a result of
internal use of Neem. Long term use of the oil has been linked with liver and
kidney dysfunction. Large doses of Neem may be toxic. If you are currently on
medication, consult with a doctor before using Neem. Not enough studies have
been done on drug interactions. Keep away from children and pets. Always consult
your health care professional before starting to take any new herbs.
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information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.