Neem is a native tree of India, Pakistan and Burma, eternally green, with rapid growth and a very long life. Neem produce fruits after 4 years, and after 10 years, the tree supplies an average
At room temperature it is viscous, with agglomerations and light sediments, has a strong repelling odor and a brown-green color. At a slight warming, it fluidises. Quickly penetrates the skin without leaving any fatty marks.
Main active compounds: azadirachtin, salannin, salannol, meliantriol, nimbin, azadirachtol, tocopherol, vepinin.
Main fatty acid composition: oleic acid, stearic acid, palmitic acid, linoleic acid, Omega 9.
– anti-parasite for skin and scalp;
– emollient and regenerative skin;
– skin regenerator;
– Repulsive for ticks, flies, mosquitoes and fleas;
– adjuvant in the treatment of bacterial or fungal skin infections;
– improving skin problems: acne, eczema, psoriasis, herpes;
– healing minor wounds, warts, rashes;
– skin care affected by certain parasites, mycosis;
– dandruff caused by infections of the scalp;
– dry, cracked or damaged skin care;
– removal of lice, mites;
– plagues, burns, including those caused by the sun.
– you can use it purely, applied locally if you can withstand the heavy odor, or you can include it in cosmetic compositions in a concentration of 5-20%;
– if you have problematic skin add 1-2 drops of neem oil in the daily dose of cream;
– for acne affected skin: apply as a mask along with clay and other specific extracts or as an ingredient in a serum or night cream. You can mix it with essential tea tree oil and apply it locally on the acne spot.
– You can add 4-5 drops of neem oil to the shampoo, moisturize and prevent dandruff;
– for dandruff and scalp infections: massage the scalp with a vegetable oil with a few drops of neem; let it act for an hour and wash your hair;
– as an ingredient in emulsified creams, body oils or conditioner;
– as an ingredient for the formulation of ointments with local application;
– you can combine it with black cumin oil and taman in preparations for various skin problems.
Even if it has a repelling smell, my advice is that it is worth trying it and seeing if it is right or not for you!