Neem oil is extracted from the seeds and fruits of the tree Azadirachta indica that grows in tropical regions. It contains several compounds like fatty acids like palmitic, linoleic, and oleic acids, which help support healthy skin and antioxidants that are beneficial for your skin.
It has been used for a hundred of years in Ayurvedic and traditional chinese medicine to treat skin ailments like ulcers and fungus.
Neem oil is excellent for treating many skin conditions like acne, psoriasis, eczema, ringworm and warts. It also have anti-aging properties and it boosts collagen production.
Neem oil is made of many components. Azadirachtin is the most active. It reduces insect feeding and acts as a repellent. It also interferes with insect hormone systems, making it harder for insects to grow and lay eggs. Azadirachtin can also repel and reduce the feeding of nematodes.