Name: NEEM SEED OIL (INDIA) - COLD PRESSED (VIRGIN) - 100% PURE CARRIER OIL Botanical Name: Azadirachta indica Country of Origin: India Part: Seed/Fruit Method of extraction: Cold pressed, Virgin Purpose: Cosmetic Purpose. External Use only. Do not consume.
Description: Our Neem Seed oil has been cold pressed from the seed and fruit of the Neem Tree (Azadirachta Indica), a tropical evergreen tree native to India that is related to the Mahogany tree. This Virgin Dark Green and strongly scented oil has been highly prized by the Indians for centuries for its medicinal properties. It is the strongly scented component of this oil that is also the most effective and beneficial ingredient.
It's key active ingredients are Nimbin and Azadirachtin, two antioxidants that give this oil antiseptic, antifungal and antihistamine properties.
Benefits: - Useful ingredient in hair masks, shampoo, conditioner for its moisturising, antibacterial and anti-dandruff properties - In skincare Neem oil may protect against and treat fungal skin infections, reduce sunburn and promotes growth of healthy cells.
- Adding Neem to your Petcare products may help your pet fight rashes and other skin disorders and may help with the control of mites and fleas.
The solidification point for Neem Oil is 14°C, the oil will become partially solid around and below this temperature. If this is the case, place the container in warm, not hot, water to melt the oil so it becomes liquid.
Properties: Antiseptic, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, insecticide, anti-inflammatory, rich in vitamin E.
Diluted in a lighter carrier oil, Neem oil may be helpful in easing the inflammation caused by arthritis, eczema and psoriasis.
Skincare: Due to its antifungal properties this oil may be helpful in preventing and treating several fungal infections of the skin. It may help reduce inflammation, irritation and redness caused by eczema and psoriasis. It may help reduce the severity of sunburn and due to its antibacterial properties, it can be helpful in soothing and healing and preventing the occurrence of acne. It can help prevent scarring and will moisturize dry and cracked skin.
Haircare: As this oil is moisturizing, antibacterial and full of nutrients, it is a very useful ingredient in shampoo, conditioner and hair treatments for dandruff, hair masks and frizzy hair. It will restore damaged hair, moisturize, soothe and help heal dry and itchy scalp and any skin inflammation of the scalp. Used as a regular warm oil treatment, combined with olive oil or coconut oil it will promote hair growth, resulting in strong shiny healthy hair. Due to its insecticidal properties, it can also be a very effective headlice treatment.
Apply a few drops of Neem oil in areas where mosquitoes are present around the home to prevent them breeding in these areas. The oil can be effective in repelling cockroaches, ants, termites and bed bugs.
Use Neem oil diluted in a spray around your pet's bedding and favourite hangouts to help control mites, ticks and fleas. It will also help soothe and heal the inflammation caused by their body rashes and other skin disorders, resulting in a shiny problem free coat. Simply add a small amount of Neem oil to your regular pet shampoo. This remedy can also be helpful for horses, dogs, cats, cattle and other livestock.
Hand and Nail care: Neem oil may be useful for treating nail fungus and help improve the appearance of age spots on the hands. When diluted with a lotion or another lighter oil, It is very effective in treating brittle and splitting nails when massaged into fingernails and cuticles.
Garden care: Neem oil is a powerful natural pesticide that can attack various leaf eating insects like caterpillars, beetles, aphids, white flies, and interrupt their life cycle, making it a useful chemical free addition to your insect fighting arsenal. It may also be used for powdery mildew and fungus present on the plants. It is safe to use and will not harm bees, lady beetles, spiders, butterflies, birds, lizards and beneficial insects.
Caution: It is recommended to do a skin patch test to check for a possible allergic reaction, before using certain oils in large quantities on the skin.
Please note: The above information provided about this product is intended to be educational in nature and not direct medical advice, claims or recommendations for medical use or treatment in any way for skin conditions of any kind.
General Safety Information: Use caution when trying any new ingredient, including carrier oils on the skin or in the hair. Those with nut allergies should consult their medical practitioner before coming into contact with nut oils, butters or other nut products.
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