Neem oil is a versatile oil that is derived from the seeds of the neem tree. It has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine for its various therapeutic properties. Here are a few ways you can use it to nourish your skin;
1. Dilute neem oil: Neem oil is very potent, so it's important to dilute it before use. Mix 1 part neem oil with 10 parts carrier oil, such as coconut oil or almond oil, to create a diluted neem oil solution.
2. Spot treatment for acne: Neem oil has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that can help treat acne. Dip a cotton swab or cotton ball into the diluted neem oil and apply it directly to acne spots or pimples. Leave it on overnight and rinse it off in the morning.
3. Scalp treatment for dandruff: Neem oil can help soothe an itchy scalp and treat dandruff. Mix a few drops of neem oil into your regular shampoo or mix it with a carrier oil, such as olive oil or coconut oil, and massage it into your scalp. Leave it on for about 30 minutes before rinsing it out.
- Skin moisturizer: Neem oil can be used as a moisturizer for dry and itchy skin. Add a few drops of neem oil to your regular body lotion or mix it with a carrier oil and apply it to your skin after showering or bathing.
- Insect repellent: Neem oil is a natural insect repellent and can be used to repel mosquitoes, fleas, and other pests. Mix a few drops of neem oil with water and spray it on your skin or around your home to keep insects away.
- Nail and foot fungus treatment: Neem oil has antifungal properties that can help treat nail and foot fungus. Apply diluted neem oil directly to the affected area and leave it on for a few hours or overnight. Repeat this treatment daily until the fungus clears up.
Remember to do a patch test before using neem oil to check for any allergic reactions. It's also important to note that neem oil has a strong odor, so you may want to use it in a well-ventilated area or mix it with other essential oils to mask the scent.
100% pure, cold pressed Neem oil
30ml glass dropper bottle
When using Neem oil, be sure to store it in a cool, dry place to maintain its potency and effectiveness.