Fantastic Facts about Neem
Neem has been used for many holistic healing purposes. It contains many healthy compounds such as triglycerides, Omega-6, Omega-9 and Omega-3. It is widely regarded as being an antiseptic, antifungal and has antihistamine properties. There is conflicting information on whether neem can be taken internally as a medicinal compound. You should never start or stop taking any medication, supplement or herb without first checking with your healthcare provider. Ingesting neem in the form of tea or capsules has been a common holistic healing practice to treat problems such as high blood sugar in type two diabetes and has been used as a natural spermicide contraceptive. The use of Neem is common in some cultures and has been used to naturally treat psoriasis, lice, eczema and scabies. It is also a main ingredient in the beauty and hygiene products produced and manufactured in India.
A diluted neem oil solution can also be used as a natural soap or shampoo for pets to keep fleas, ticks, and mites away from your furry friends. It is safe for both indoor and outdoor pets. Neem can naturally protect outdoor animals such as horses from biting flies and mosquitos. Cats, dogs and hamsters can find relief from flea and mite bites as well. It is non-toxic to all animals except for fish/aquatic creatures.
Neem oil can help you protect your home and garden from pests, too! It can be used to prevent infestations and eliminate the insect population in your garden. It is a great holistic alternative to dangerous pesticides such as roundup because Azadirachtin is the chemical produced from neem oil. This chemical naturally repels insects. Neem oil has been used for centuries as a natural pesticide and is a main component in hundreds of bug repelling products.