Top 10 Neem Oil Uses

Neem oil has the bunch of benefits. Neem oil is extracted from the whole fruit of the tropical tree "Azadirachta Indica". It is also known as Indian Lilac. Neem oil has anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, antibacterial and antifungal properties. So in this article, I will tell you some useful and effective use of neem oil for your skin, hair and health.
Top 10 Neem Oil Uses
Top 10 Neem Oil Uses

#1. Acne

Acne is a very common problem that occurs mainly on the face. Neem oil is the perfect home treatment for people suffering from acne. Neem oil kills bacteria and makes skin clear from pimples. Neem oil has a compound similar to aspirin- it clears acne and reduces redness and inflammation. Neem oil cam also used as a face mask to eliminate impurities and tighten your pores.

#2. Antiseptic

Neem oil can be used as a natural antiseptic. Neem oil is already used in many antiseptic kinds of toothpaste, mouthwash liquids and soaps. It also can be used as a surface cleaner. If you use neem oil as a surface cleaner than it can prevent children from early episodes of diarrhoea. You can also use neem oil to treat minor cuts, skin burn and bruises on the skin. 

#3. Fungal Infections

Neem oil is a very effective and powerful antifungal agent. It is very useful for persons who is suffering from fungal infections such as ringworm, nail fungus etc. According to a research, neem oil is effective to fight  off more than 14 different fungal infections.

#4. Fight Against Dandruff

Neem oil also helps you to heal your dandruff problem. Regular massage of neem oil on hair scalps can reduce dryness and itching from scalps which may contribute to the dandruff problem. 
Take 1-3 tbsp (according to your hair length) of neem oil. Arm it and massage with this on your scalps. If your scalp is sensitive, then you can mix equal amount of coconut oil in it.

#5. Remove Dryness from Skin

Neem oil can also use as a skin conditioner. It keeps your skin moisturised and repair skin dryness. Due to this capability, neem oil is used in many products that are made for repair dryness.

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#6. Makes Hair Healthier

Neem oil is a very good hair care product. It protects hair from becoming unhealthy, frizzy in high humidity conditions. Our hair has hygroscopic property-it absorbs moisture and swells up in an irregular fashion and makes the hair frizzy. But neem oil is hydrophobic. When we do massage with neem oil om hair it forms a thin shield that prevents the hair from absorbing water from the environment. Regular massage of neem oil on scalps makes your hair healthier.

#7. Nail Infections

If you are suffering from nail infections then neem oil can heal your nail infection. Place 2-3 drops of neem oil on the affected nail and allow it to soak oil. Repeat this process 2-3 times a day until the infection is completely removed. 


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