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Ask The Neem Queen

Everyday we get emails from folks all around the world wanting to learn about Neem, searching for the best Neem products, wanting to find ways to naturally heal health problems, finding alternatives to the mainstream health and beauty products or how they can use Neem for their pets and even gardening.  There are so many uses of Neem and so we've created a 'Ask The Neem Queen' forum to share with you the questions that we've gotten to help others learn about the many benefits of Neem, and how to use it in your every day routines.

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I have diabetes but I want to take Neem capsules, is it safe or beneficial to me? We strongly believe that Neem capsules can benefit everyone. It’s important to take special precaution when dealing with diagnosed medical conditions and it’s also important to remember that our recommendations should never replace the opinion/advice of a medical professional. Before stopping or adding any new supplements to your diet its important to consult your trusted medical professional.

Diabetes is a chronic, metabolic disease characterized by elevated levels of blood glucose (or blood sugar), which, if left untreated may also pose serious damage to the heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys, and nerves. Neem can help reverse the damage caused to these body systems and also improve bodily functions.

Neem capsules will help detox the buildup of chemicals in your liver from prescription medication use. Neem also helps naturally regulate blood sugar levels, which sometimes can interfere with insulin use. It is very, very important to test blood sugar at least daily when taking Neem capsules. You may see that your need for insulin decreases as you start detoxifying your body and your normal body functions regulate.

Neem leaves are loaded with flavonoids, triterpenoid, anti-viral compounds and glycosides, which may help manage blood sugar levels and ensure there is no surge in glucose.

"I forgot to put on sunblock and now I have a sunburn - What can I do?"  The first thing you need to do is take a cool or lukewarm Neem Tub Tea bath and then treat your skin with a high quality moisturizer that will sooth, heal and protect. Our Beta Neem Cream contains all the essentials you need. Hemp oil, Jojoba oil, Zinc Oxide and Neem oil.

Hemp oil is rich in the fatty acids Omega 3 and Omega 6, as well as amino acids that aid in collagen and elastin production. Hemp oil also has many phytonutrients that work in conjunction with our other healing essential oils to nurture and feed your skin!

Zinc Oxide creates a barrier on the skin and reflects the harmful UVA and UVB rays, protecting against future sunburn. Zinc Oxide is also a wonderful natural healing agent, and when applied topically on sunburn delivers the nutrients where your body needs it most.

Geranium oil is an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic that is beneficial in this cream to prevent acne as well as regulate the oil production of the pores. Added bonus, it also has a sweet, uplifting smell that inspires relaxation!

Make sure to drink plenty of water and take Neem capsules to avoid dehydration and help your body heal from the inside out! The high vitamin E and antioxidant levels in Neem will help deeply moisturize and heal the skin

Neem contains anti-inflammatory and aspirin-like substances that can help reduce the pain and swelling associated with sunburn and rid the skin of bacteria. If blisters form, don’t break them! They contain your natural body fluid and are a protective layer. Instead, treat them with Neem oil. This will help to heal them faster and keep infectious bacteria away from open wounds.

Can Neem Oil be used to repel mosquitoes?  Yes, Neem oil and Neem leaf extract offer the best alternative to DEET-based insect repellents.  Multiple studies from India and elsewhere have shown that Neem man-plied to the skin repels mosquitoes, gnats and other flying insects.  And there is more: Neem soothes the itching caused by previous bites and promotes the healing of scratches, scrapes, cuts and insect irritations.  Our Neem Buzz Off bug spray is specially formulated to take advantage of all the beneficial properties of Neem combined with several other powerful Essential Oils to protect you and your family from biting insects.  

To learn more about 'Why you should protect against mosquitoes' and 'How to repel bugs with Neemcheck out our Neem Blog.  

Can Neem be used to kill and prevent lice?  YES!  Neem oil has been used for thousands of years to ward off bugs and pests in gardening, in pets and also on humans.  Neem Oil has a very distinctive smell (read Have you Smelled Neem Oil) and Lice hate it!  To learn more about the symptoms of lice, how to create your own home remedy to kill and prevent lice or where you can buy a Neem lice treatment kit, read more here.  

Why should I drink Neem Tea? Drinking Neem tea has many health benefits that target specific conditions such as: proven Bacterial Infections, Viral Infections, Fungal Infections, Parasitic Infections, a cough and cold remedy, and for gastric problems.  For more information on how Neem Tea benefits your health, ready more here.

What do you do for your kids before and after school to protect them from germs? When you walk the aisles at the stores, look at the shelves you see nothing but processed and artificial products to “protect” our kids. I ask myself why I would put this product on my children when I know the Earth gives us NEEM. This amazing plant produces a wonderful product that I use on my kids in a natural way every day. Let me give you a walk-through of what a normal day is like in our NEEM world and give you a few tips on staying healthy throughout the school year. Read more here.

Joan from Florida asked: What is the best bang for my buck? I am a busy mom and want to stay protected and keep my kids protected from all the parasites, bugs & mosquitoes? What a great question and one that I can fully relate to. There are so many uses of neem and being raised in Florida as well, we've searched for a natural bug spray to protect us.  I have been a busy productive mom for almost 40 years, happily married for over 43 years, a grandmother for over 11 years a world traveler for way over 50 years and an entrepreneur way before the spelling & definition of this word was realized.

Four decades ago, I designed and created my first and LAST petite needle point boldly announcing a newly realized “mom” secret: “If mother isn’t HAPPY, nobody is HAPPY!” Now that I am 40 years older with much more life experience, I decided to edit that ole “truth”: If mother isn’t HEALTHY, nobody is HEALTHY." Read more here.

Jill asks: I have toenail fungus. I used your neem cream on skin. It worked great and made my old ugly feet look and feel better. But, I'm using tea tree oil on the nail. Is there something better or stronger I could use? Thanks for any help. Good Morning Jill! You have a great question. We have had the opportunity to work directly with toe nail fungus so the suggestions that I will make are based upon our experience. Neem is anti fungal so there is a good start!

1) If one is old enough to get a manicure or pedicure they are “old” enough to start taking the neem leaf capsules :-)  First goal is to purify your blood/body of over 220 parasites and pathogens including fungus. 
2) Use the neem leaf extract and you can mist several times each day. 
3) Use the Alpha Fungal Fighter Cream on your feet and hands especially when you get in bed every night.
4) Use a neem oil soap or the neem bark shampoo body wash when bathing each day.
5) Take a hot neem leaf tub tea bath at least once a week with epsom salts and a neem oil soap. 
You will find that if you implement some of these simple guidelines that the fungus and other skin irritations will be under control. Figure out the source of infection and consider buying your own manicure and pedicure tools. When the fungus leaves start using my Neem cuticle cream twice a day on hands and feet as well as your arms and legs.
Does the combination of tea tree oil, witch hazel and coconut oil cleanse pimples on the face? What a great question! Research has shown that yes in deed combinations of natural ingredients cleanse pimples on the face and back. In my products “Blemish Buster” Neem Oil soap, some of the ingredients are coconut oil, karanja oil, neem oil and hemp oil along with others that are designed and created to clean, penetrate skin irritations and help remove sebum - Natures Way! My foaming “Blemish Buster” face soap also does the same as well as treats and helps prevent breakouts on you face, back and shoulders. The tea tree oil is used in these products as just one of my proprietary blends. The amount of coconut oil in this product is 72%. Hope this helps! Walk In Good Health! The Neem Queen


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