Know the amazing health benefits of Neem leaves and Neem oil.
Neem or also known as Azadirachta Indica in English is a tree that has many medicinal values. It is part of Ayurveda which is been used for the last 2000 years. It has more than 130 active compounds that can help in treating skin and hair infections.
Neem has anti-bacterial, anti-viral properties. Traditionally, Neem is used for Vata disorder and neuromuscular pains. The other benefits of Neem are:
- Purifies blood
- Prevents damage caused by free radicals in the body
- Removes toxins from the body
- Treats insect bites
Health Benefits of Neem
Heals/disinfects wounds: Applying Neem paste on the wound and insect bites help in disinfecting the wounds. It also helps in faster healing.
Dandruff Killer: If you have a heavy dandruff problem, then Neem leaves are the perfect remedy for you. Boil some Neem leaves in a bowl of water until the water turns green. Allow it to cool down, then use this water to wash your hair.
Eye Irritation: Boil some Neem leaves and then allow the water to come to room temperature. Then use this water to wash your eyes. This prevents eye irritation, discomfort, and redness.
Acne and Pimple: Dust and pollution are the main culprits behind acne breakouts. So, grind Neem leaves to make a thick paste and apply this paste on the face or acne affected area. Let it dry for 15-20 minutes and then wash it off with cold water.
Ear Problems: Make Neem paste and add some honey to this paste. Apply this mixture to the ear to treat ear boils.
Skin Infections/Irritations: Neem is considered as an effective remedy for most types of skin problems such as eczema, ringworms, itching, etc. To treat this problem, make a paste from Neem leaves and Turmeric, then apply this paste on the affected area to solve the skin problems.
Boost Immunity: Neem leaves are also a great immunity booster. Make a paste of neem leaves and add it to one glass of lukewarm water. Drink this water every day to increase immunity. You can also make Neem juice from its leaves and can drink it 1-2 times a day to prevent diabetes.
Every part of the Neem tree like leaves, twigs/barks, flowers has medicinal properties. Here are mentioned some of the health benefits of Neem leaves, twigs, and flowers.
Neem flowers are also edible. In the southern part of India, neem flowers are used in many recipes to take its benefits. It has a beautiful aromatic smell and has lots of therapeutic uses. Neem flowers are used to treat anorexia, nausea, and intestinal worms.
In many parts of India, people are still using neem twigs as a toothbrush. Because it eliminates germs, bacteria, and dental cavities effectively giving you whiter teeth.
Neem oils are made from Neem seeds and also has medicinal properties. Neem oil is widely used in cosmetic products such as soaps, hand wash, hair oil, etc. Neem oil is also a great mosquito repellant.
The Uses of Neem Oil
Prevents Blackheads: Dilute 2-3 drops of Neem oil in water and use this water to wash your face with it to reduce blackheads.
Anti-Aging effects: Neem oil is also effective in reducing the signs of aging.
Dandruff buster: Applying neem oil to the scalp 2-3 times in a week eliminates the dandruff problem.
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