Neem Oil

Azadirachta Indica (Neem) Oil
Seemingly in a category all its own, neem the super-herb, is a tropical evergreen tree whose every part can be utilized——it’s leaves, bark, roots, seeds, fruit, as well as it's fragrant flowers. Neem oil is cold-pressed from kernels of fruit. The main active ingredient in neem oil is azadirachtin, and used as an insect repellent. It's anti-inflammatory properties can help relieve dry skin and sooth itchy, red, and irritated skin. However, neem oil also features antiseptic properties, which may help those suffering from acne. It has the ability to improve overall skin health by fighting the bacteria that can cause pimples and acne. Neem oil contains vitamin C, and features antioxidant properties and encourages collagen production. Vitamin C also helps prevent photodamage to the skin. Used in India since at least 4000 B.C. neem has long been referred to as "the curer of all ailments" and the neem tree as “the village pharmacy”. Neem is also known as antelaea azadirachta, arishta, arishtha, azadirachta indica, bead tree, holy tree, huile de neem, indian lilac, indian neem, lilas des indes, lilas de perse, margosa tree, margousier, margousier à feuilles de frêne, margousier d’inde, melia azadirachta, melia azadirachta, nim, nimb, nimba, persian lilac, and pride of china.

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