It has excellent moisturising qualities which tackles the signs of aging likes wrinkles and age spots. The high levels of omega 9 keep the skin soft, supple and radiant. It improves the elasticity of the skin and helps it to retain moisture better. For the same reasons, it is helpful with eczema prone and psoriasis prone skin. It sinks into the skin deeply and forms a protective barrier to help healing.
Use Neem Oil in hair packs and shampoos to help reduce dandruff. Combine with Jojoba Oil when making hair oil pomades and hot oil treatments. It can also be used as a hair conditioner.
After shampooing, leave in for just 10 minutes and then shampoo out.
Small amounts can be used neat on the hair. Rub a few drops onto the palms of your hands and pull through your hair. It leaves an attractive shine and tames frizzy hair whilst conditioning the scalp as well. The rich omega 9 content keeps the hair shaft soft and supple helping to strengthen it.
Regular use of the oil in hair products may help to prevent head lice infestation.
There is a conflict of opinion whether Neem Oil is safe to use during pregnancy. As such, to err on the safe side, we recommend that you do not use Neem Oil if you are pregnant, trying to conceive or are nursing a baby.