Benefits of neem for skin - NativeNeem

Benefits of neem for skin

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 What is Neem?

Neem (Azadirachta Indica) is a tree native to India. It grows in abundance and has been used for farming, human medicine and animal care for centuries. It is still considered the village pharmacy for many in India.

The leaves of the tree are formed into powder, which can be taken as tea or turned into paste with a slight mix of water and used for various skin applications.

The Neem seeds are churned and turned into oil which becomes the base ingredient for many natural agricultural products such as; Neem Insecticide, Neem Fertiliser. It is also the base ingredient for many medicinal health and beauty products such as: Neem Body Oil, Neem Hair and Body Wash, Neem Cream, Neem Soap and many more.

Medicinal Use of Neem

According to the ancient science of Ayurveda, neem is the king of all medicinal herbs. Foundational Ayurvedic texts describe how neem treats skin disorders, hair problems, enhances appetite, boosts digestion, kindles the fire in the belly, improves breathing, helps manage diabetic conditions, aids healing of wounds and relieves nausea. Neem has been declared the “Tree of the 21st century” by the United Nations. The US National Academy of Science also recognized neem’s medicinal value in its 1992 report entitled “Neem: A tree for solving global problems.” Here are some key medicinal uses of neem:

Neem In Human Healthcare

Neem was considered as indispensable part of the traditional Indian medical system from time immemorial. The three traditional medical systems of India Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha even today use various parts of neem tree for diverse preparations of medicines.

Today Science is recognizing and proving the effects of this wonder tree. Neem can cure more than forty diseases major and minor. The greatest use of Neem in the future will be in the pharmaceutical industry. At a time when the pharmaceutical industry is concerned about the rising costs, lack of new leads from synthetic and combinatorial chemistry, re-visiting the medicinal properties of neem can play a major role for source of new drug leads. Transforming these types of drugs into Western prescription pharmaceuticals presents major opportunities together with some unique challenges.

Neem possesses an enormous structural and chemical diversity unsurpassable by any other plants. Neem evolutionally optimized as drug-like molecules and it represents the richest source of novel molecular scaffolds and chemistry, can lead to the unbiased discovery of novel targets.

Use of Neem on Skin:

Neem oil contains fatty acids, antioxidants, and antimicrobial compounds, and these can benefit the skin in a range of ways. Research shows that these compounds may help fight skin infections, promote wound healing, and combat signs of skin aging.

The neem tree is chock-full of chemical compounds that have been found to be hugely beneficial. From the neem bark to the neem leaves and even the flower, fruit, seed and root – all parts of the neem tree have found widespread use in curing various ailments. According to established research, neem has free radical scavenging properties due to being a rich source of antioxidants and is also effective in the management of cancer through the regulation of cell signalling pathways’ also plays a role as an anti-inflammatory substance via regulation of pro-inflammatory enzyme activities including cyclooxygenase (COX) and lipoxygenase (LOX) enzymes

External medicinal uses of Neem is for the treatment of dermatological disorders like psoriasis, herpes, eczema, purities, and acne vulgaris, inflammatory condition, infected wounds, abscesses and ulcer, ophthalmic care, ear infection and sinusitis, alopecia and hair care, snake bite and scorpion sting, rheumatic pain, gout, etc.

Internally Neem is used for dental hygiene, for treating malaria and filaria, typhoid, digestive disorders, liver disorders, intestinal worms, hepatitis, splenomegaly, respiratory disorders, tuberculosis, urinary disorders, gynaecological problems, diabetes, hypertension, cancer, leprosy, leukoderma, allergies, etc., infectious diseases such as smallpox, chicken pox, and measles, vaginal disorders, sexually transmitted infection.

Benefits of neem for skin

Neem benefits can be achieved by using  pure neem oil and use neem based shampoo, cream and soap, face oil, body oil externally  and take neem capsules or power internally)

Reduces early signs of ageing:

One of the most important benefits of neem is its anti-ageing characteristics. It is known for reducing wrinkles, fine lines and also maintaining moisture levels.

Neem guards the skin against harmful UV radiation, pollution and other environmental causes because of its antioxidant capabilities. Vitamins and fatty acids present in neem help to retain skin suppleness and diminish wrinkles and fine lines. (Use pure neem oil and use neem based shampoo, cream and soap and take neem capsules or power internally)

 Treats acne:

The antimicrobial qualities present in the neem help to reduce acne. It clears up outbreaks and also calms itchy skin. It can be trusted to treat acne because it includes ingredients that fight acne-causing germs.

The best part is that neem accomplishes all of this without causing your skin to become dry. One of the most effective remedies for acne scars is neem treatment. The anti-inflammatory properties of neem assist with hyperpigmentation and acne scarring.(use Native neem Acne pack for treating your acne)

Treats Head lice:  

Neem oil has been shown to rid the body of head lice in three very important and distinct ways. First, Neem contains hormone mimics that interfere with the life cycle of parasites. Secondly, Neem inhibits the parasite's ability to feed, giving rise to the term antifeedant. (use native neem head lice pack to treat head lice)

Prevents skin infections: 

(use with pure neem oil and neem based product externally and take neem  leaf powder or capsules internally)

Purifies the blood:

(take neem capsules or Neem leaf powder regularly)

Neem for dry skin:

Neem products are often recommended with skincare and beautification routines to address dry skin and wrinkles. The antioxidants reduce the formation of melanin in your skin, which helps to cure your skin tone. It also helps to minimise your dark spots, dry skin and redness on the skin.

Neem for glowing skin:

Glowing skin is usually healthy and moisturised skin. Neem oil is useful for treating and preventing indications of ageing such as wrinkles and skin thinning.

Neem for clearing skin infections: Neem oil is the most used natural oil that is used to cure a variety of skin disorders including infections and acne. Apply a tiny amount of diluted neem oil to the affected skin as a spot therapy to get rid of skin infections.

Allow the oil to sink into the skin for a few minutes before rinsing it off with warm water. Through this neem medication, you can cure various skin infections like septic sores and infected burns. Boils, ulcers and eczema can also be treated with the help of neem oil and neem soap.

Neem for Eczema and dermatitis:

Neem oil is derived from the fruits and seeds of the neem plant, and it can potentially help with eczema symptoms. Research has shown that it may destroy free radicals and reduce oxidative stress, both of which drive the inflammatory process in conditions like eczema. (Use native neem Eczema pack and use neem based products)

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