Neem tree goes by the latin name Azadirachta indicia, is a native to Myanmar, Bangladesh and other tropical countries. The tree that grows up to 65 to 115 feet tall, belongs to the family of Meliaceae and is a source of Mahongany wood owing to its reddish-brown timber.
Neem tree is highly prized in traditional medicines and all its products are widely used in the treatment of various external and internal health conditions. It is in fact valued as Nature’s Drug Store, thanks to its unbelievable medicinal incentives. The medicinal properties of neem are distinct, and all parts of the tree be its flowers, bark, stem, twigs, seed and leaves are incorporated into the formulations of medicines, soaps, cosmetics, toothpaste and mosquito repellents.
The potential anti-bacterial effects of neem powder are valuable for treating skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis and wards off acne and blackheads. The natural moisturizing properties of neem powder help in treating skin dryness by nourishing the skin cells and for restoring the skin pH balance. Neem leaves powder works as an amazing toner for the skin and revamps the skin youthfulness.
Benefits of Neem Powder
The antibacterial properties of neem help a great deal in keeping a check on breakouts like acne, pimples and black/whiteheads. It also helps in clearing excess oil and dirt from deep within the skin pores.
Neem helps in healing mild skin problems like rashes, irritation, burns and infections with its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. It also helps in nourishing dry skin.
Dandruff and dry scalp can also be treated with neem. The change in weather can affect the scalp's pH balance, making your hair oily, frizzy or dandruff-prone, depending on your skin type. Dandruff, much like acne, can be significantly reduced with the purifying properties of neem. It can also be used to strengthen hair and prevent hair fall.