Botanical Name: Azadirachta Indica
Extraction Method: Cold pressed
Description: Ancient Ayurveda describes Neem tree as ‘Sarva Roga Nivarini’ which means Universal Healer or curer of all Ailments. This tree is considered sacred by Indians, as it symbolises Good health and protection. It is often referred to as the “village pharmacy” as each part of the neem tree is used to improve well-being and treat ailments. It is believed to have originated in India or Burma.
Although its seeds, or “nuts,” are largely known for yielding the beneficial carrier oil, the tree’s bark, leaves, roots, flowers, and fruits are also used to make medicine that was applied topically. This oil is rich in fatty acids, such as palmitic, linoleic, and oleic acids, which help support healthy skin.
Moisturise: Vitamin E and Essential Fatty Acids present in Neem oil enable it to penetrate deeply into the skin thereby healing cracks caused by dryness. It also restores the protective layer of skin which further helps in reducing moisture loss.
Anti-Aging: It works as a natural substitute for anti-aging products. It aids collagen production, which reduces wrinkles and fine lines on the face. It also contains carotenoids that are effective in protecting the skin against the free radicals which cause aging.
Promotes wound healing: It is known for healing for centuries. Due to its antiseptic properties, it’s an ideal choice for minor cuts and abrasions. When Neem oil is applied to the wounds or to the injured skin, it enhances the overall immunity and accelerates the healing process.
Fights acne: There is an aspirin-like compound in the neem oil, which helps in removing acne-causing bacteria from the skin. In addition, the fatty acids in neem oil prevent marks and scars caused by acne.
Reduce inflammation for eczema. Neem has been known to reduce redness and inflammation for eczema and relieve dry itchy skin. It’s an effective emollient, which prevents loss of moisture and helps build a protective layer over the skin
Promotes hair growth: The regenerative properties of this oil support healthy cell division and stimulate hair follicle growth and function. It also helps in countering hair thinning caused by pollution, stress or medication. Therefore, regular application of the neem oil promotes thicker, stronger, and more luxurious hair growth. The anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, and antioxidant properties prevent baldness as it treats scalp issues like scalp psoriasis, which can lead to permanent hair loss if left untreated.
Conditions Dry hair: It contains several fatty acids – such as linoleic, oleic, stearic acids which nourish the scalp and hair. These fatty acids present in Neem oil revitalize and restore dry, under-nourished or rough hair.
Helps deal with Dandruff and itching: The anti-fungal properties of this oil helps fight against the fungi which causes dandruff. It also provides relief from inflammation, itchiness, and irritation that results from dandruff. It is also known to balance the pH balance of the scalp and if effecting in treating hair lice without any side effects as it contains azadirachtin, an insecticidal ingredient, which disrupts the growth and reproduction of lice and eventually kills them
Treats scalp infections: Neem oil contains immense healing ability due to the presence of anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral properties. It also regulates the secretion of sebum and normalizes dryness or oiliness of the scalp. It further has a cooling and soothing effect which helps in relaxation.
Skin Type: Suitable for all skin types
Storage: It is recommended to store carrier oils in cool dark place to maintain their freshness and maximum shelf life. If refrigerated, bring them to room temperature before use.