Properties and benefits of neem oil
The neem oil, as we have seen, is characterized by antiv..
Properties and benefits of neem oil
The neem oil, as we have seen, is characterized by antiviral, antibacterial, antiparasitic, antiseptic and antifungal properties, which make its use suitable not only for the care of our health and beauty, but also for the preservation of plants and animals from attacks by pests.
In fact, neem oil contains active ingredients that can counteract viruses, bacteria, fungi, as well as performing a moisturizing, regenerating and restructuring action on the tissues and therefore is effective, for example, on the most common dermatological conditions.
It can be present in herbal preparations and natural cosmetics such as toothpastes, soaps, skin creams and skin care products.
The smell of pure neem oil can be quite pungent and not very pleasing and in cases where it is strictly necessary this problem can be solved by adding it with essential oils that, in addition to perfuming, have properties suitable for the disorder you want to cure. or prevent.
Eudermic action: its content of vitamin E and essential fatty acids make it suitable for the preparation of face and body creams with antioxidant and anti-aging power.
Anti-inflammatory action: due to the presence of prostaglandin inhibitors, neem oil resolves many gum diseases and pyorrhea. Thanks to limonoids and catechins, potent inhibitors of acute inflammation mediators, neem is used in the treatment of pain caused by muscle tears, arthritis and rheumatism.
Healing action: it is commonly used for psoriasis and eczema, as it moisturizes and protects the skin on one side; while on the other hand it burns and heals irritation, desquamation, and the injuries that these disorders cause. For this reason it is used in case of extensive burns, infected wounds and to stimulate healing and tissue reconstruction.
Antibacterial and antiviral action: Salmonella tifi and staphylococcus aureus are among the bacterial strains contrasted by neem oil. In particular, the latter is responsible for the typical manifestations of acne, characterized by abscesses and painful comedones. Staphylococcus aureus also contaminates many foods and gives secondary infections such as peritonitis, cystitis, meningitis. Many of its strains are resistant to penicillin and other specialized antibiotics. In ancient times, neem twigs were chewed (as we do today with chewing gum) every day by millions of Indians: today it is used in toothpastes that counteract the formation of plaque and whiten the teeth considerably, or even in the form of mother tincture with antiseptic properties. The neem has given the best results against Herpes Virus (labial and body).
Antifungal action: effective against 14 types of skin fungi, neem oil, among others, inhibits Trichosporon (infections in the gastro-intestinal tract) and Geotrichum (infections in the bronchi, lungs and mucus membranes). The greatest efficacy and safety (no side effects) of use against Candida Albicans, infections caused by Trichophyton (to hair, skin / nails, athlete's foot), Tigna (caused by Epidermophyton) was observed.
Insect-repellent action: neem oil is one of the natural remedies against insect bites, especially to combat mosquitoes, especially during the summer. Against scalp parasites (such as lice) and scabies mites. Also for animals it is an effective anti-flea and a completely ecological pesticide for plants, so much so that it is used in biological control against many pests in agriculture, because it is a natural pesticide.
Pack of 100ml