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Neem Oil

Traditionally used for Acute & Chronic Skin Infections

Introduction :

Neem Oil is derived from pressing the seeds of Neem tree, which may contain up to 50 percent oil by weight. The cleansing, purifying and skin-healing herb Neem efficiently checks microbial growth, relieves skin irritation and inflammation, lightens scars and pigmentation, and prevents all types of skin infections and allergies.

Neem contains therapeutically active phytochemicals known as ‘limonoids’, which are responsible for various therapeutic effects. Azadirachtin, the most renowned one, is mainly present in seed oil. This limonoid endows excellent germicidal effect to Neem Oil.

Actions :

Neem Oil:

  • Possesses significant antimicrobial action
  • Exerts acaricidal (anti-scabies) action
  • Has Pediculicidal (anti-lice) effect
  • Exerts anti-plaque activity when used for oral care
  • Possesses excellent insect and mosquito repellent effect
  • Exerts Contraceptive effect
     

Indications :

Neem Oil is extremely useful in the following conditions:

  • Acute and Chronic Skin Infections and Allergies, such as ringworm, eczema, scabies and other microbial manifestations of the skin
  • Healing of wounds and abrasions
  • Treatment of Body and Head lice
  • Protection against plaque and allied periodontal disorders.4 Neem Oil is diluted in water and used as gargles for this purpose.
    In another study, 3% Neem was observed to be the most effective toothbrush decontaminant as against 2% triclosan, 0.2% chlorhexidine and 1% sodium hypochlorite.

Neem Oil can also be added to Pet Shampoo to kill ticks. The Oil effectively kills ticks and fleas when sprayed over their commonly used area.

Direction for use:

Clean (or Wash) and pat dry the affected area. Apply Neem Oil 3-4 times a day till complete healing takes place.

References:

  • Deng Y, Shi D, Yin Z, et al. Acaricidal activity of petroleum ether extract of Neem (Azadirachta indica) Oil and its four fractions separated by column chromatography against Sarcoptes scabiei var. cuniculi larvae in vitro. Experimental Parasitology. 2012; 130(4): 475-77.
  • Biswas K et al, Biological activities and medicinal properties of neem (Azadirachta indica), Current Science, 2002;82(11):1336–1345
  • Mehlhorn H, Abdel-Ghaffar F, et al. Ovicidal effects of a neem seed extract preparation on eggs of body and head lice. Parasitology Research. 2011; 109(5): 1299-302.
  • Elavarasu S, Abinaya P, et al. Evaluation of anti-plaque microbial activity of Azadirachta indica (neem oil) in vitro: A Pilot Study. Journal of Pharmacy and Bioallied Science. 2012; 4(Suppl 2): S394-6.
  • Balappanavar AY, Nagesh L, et al. Antimicrobial efficacy of various disinfecting solutions in reducing the contamination of the toothbrush – a comparative study. Oral Health & Preventive Dentistry. 2009; 7(2): 137-45.
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