Top 3 ways to use neem for skin
The Neem Queen on Dec 30th 2020
For thousands of years, neem has been used to help aide in healing a variety of skin conditions and ailments. So if you are looking for more information on how to use neem as a home remedy for a skin problem, you have come to the right place. Neem is the best natural medicine available. It can take care of things from skin disorders to health problems. Today we are going to focus on the beauty aspects of neem and share a couple of simple ways to use neem at home to see big improvements in your skin.
What is neem?
Neem is a common ingredient in traditional medicine throughout India and southeast Asia. The neem tree is a large evergreen tree that grows in tropical and subtropical climates in India, southeast Asia, the Middle East, and eastern Africa. The bark of the neem tree is dried, ground into a powder, and used as a topical or oral medicine for a wide variety of ailments. While clinical data on the effectiveness of neem bark is lacking, preliminary trials show tentative support for traditional claims of the bark's antibacterial, anti-fungal, insecticidal, and spermicidal properties.
What can neem do for my skin?
Today, I would be sharing with you some home remedies which use neem leaves. Neem is the best natural medicine available. It can take care of things from skin disorders to health problems. We will talk about the beauty aspects of neem.
Neem contains Vitamin C, which helps in getting rid of skin problems like blackheads, pigmentation, dullness and aging, thus leaving the skin with a youthful glow. The anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties of neem also helps moisturizes skin, clears acne, tones skin and has also assists in clearing rosacea, jock itch, athletes foot, cracking skin and other skin infections. Neem leaves moisturize the skin in keeping it supple and soft. They are effective for lightening scars and pigmentation caused by acne and scabies. If you have pimples on your face, apply the neem leaf concoction. This can even be used to treat minor wounds.
How can I use Neem at home to help my skin?
One of my favorite ways to use neem is to draw a nice hot bath tub and add Neem Leaf tea bags to the water. It would get rid of all skin disorders gradually. It helps in getting rid of bacteria at private parts and even the repelling body odor.
Neem Tea bags can also be used to make a concentrated neem tea to cool, store and use to make face packs. Helps with skin alergies, pimples and acne.
2. Dried Whole or Tea Cut Neem leaves:
If you don’t have disposable or reusable neem tea bath bags, you can make your own. Purchase fresh dried whole neem leaves or tea cut neem leaves and steep in hot water. You may want to do this on the stove top so you can strain the leaves out and then add to your tub or make face packs. And remember don’t throw out the leaves after you are done, you can put these in your pet’s food, garden or compost.
2. Neem Oil Creams and lotions:
It’s not always possible to carve out the time to take a neem tea bath, so there are many different types of Neem Oil creams that also specialize in attacking different skin ailments. From neem fungal cream, neem germ fighting, neem night face cream, neem sun screen and neem body lotion, the choices are endless.