Neem Tree has been described in Ayurveda’s prime text, the Charaka Samhita, as sarva roga nivarini (that which keeps all diseases at bay) or arishtha (reliever of disease). Its extracts have been used in the Ayurvedic tradition for thousands of years for maintaining health and overall well-being.
Some of it’s important benefit are:-
Regarded as a ‘one tree pharmacy’, the Neem tree has several medicinal uses and forms an integral part of home remedies for the hair and skin.
Neem leaf has antifungal and antibacterial properties, making it effective in treating dandruff. It also improves general skin health and immunity, combating bacterial infections such as acne, boils and ulcers.
The high fatty-acid content in neem oil helps prevent and treat scars from acne. For acne, neem tackles bacteria from the root and prevents the recurrence of pimples and blemishes.
Traditionally, neem paste has been used to condition the hair and scalp. It also soothes irritation, prevents dryness and flaking.
Its antimicrobial properties help heal wounds without causing any infections or septic conditions. It is an excellent healer of skin fungal infections.