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Benefits of Neem Oil

Neem tree is native to India, but it is now grown in several subtropical and tropical areas around the globe. Neem oil is a very beneficial component extracted from neem tree which provides its curative properties in alternative medicine realms and hygiene. Neem is also very beneficial for plants and crops when used as an insecticide.

Benefits of Neem Oil:

Skin Care:

Neem oil is rich in fatty acids and vitamin E which are important for healthy and smooth skin. Choose a skin cream or moisturizer with neem oil for experiencing its beneficial properties.

Oral Care:

According to a study published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology, neem oil helps in clearing gum diseases at a very fast rate.

Hair Care:

As it is a good moisturizer, neem oil may be used on the hair for relieving dandruff and itchy scalp, and also for repelling lice.

Insecticide:

Neem has azadirachtin. This is an active ingredient in insecticides made from neem oil. They are natural insecticides which repel insects, but are safe for birds and mammals, and also the plants on which they are used.

Malaria:

This oil is very effective in curbing the spread of larvae of mosquito in disease-prone areas. Recent studies have revealed that neem oil is an eco-friendly malaria-control agent.

Acne:

Neem oil is very effective in killing bacteria which cause acne and studies have proved that neem oil reduces inflammation.

Neem oil is very beneficial in treating several other health conditions such as high blood pressure, cholesterol levels, blood clots, rapid heart beat, poor blood circulation, kidney problems and blood poisoning. It is also used in treating indigestion, heart burn, hemorrhoids, gastritis, duodenal ulcers, hives, epilepsy, anxiety, smoking, insomnia, stress, hangover, bad breath, allergies, conjunctivitis, bronchitis, tuberculosis, etc.

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