Benefits and Uses of Neem Powder
Neem also known as Indian iliac is an excellent plant which has so many medicinal and beauty uses. Neem leaves and neem powder can be used for so many skin and hair care treatments at home like neem powder/leaves help to control dandruff, prickly heat, rashes etc. Neem powder is also used to reduce the bacterial infection that causes acne and pimples. Thus you get clear and clean skin. Here we will share benefits and uses of the neem leaves and neem powder. These remedies can be tried at home by men, women and for kids.
Benefits of Neem Powder for skin and hair
Neem is anti bacterial thus, it cures the acne by killing the acne and pimple causing bacterial.
Neem powder helps to get rid of the dandruff which is a fungal infection of scalp.
Neem powder also reduces the skin ailments like psoriasis, eczema and other skin related infection.
Neem powder cures the boils, prickly heat and other minor skin problems.
Face packs enriched with neem also reduces the acne marks and scars.
Neem also kills the lice that are present in the head.
Neem retains skin moisture therefore, helps in dry parched skin.
It also reduces the sun tanning when mixed with ingredients like lemon juice, yoghurt etc
Neem also eliminates the blackheads as it is capable of clearing the blocked pores.
How to make neem powder at home:
Take some neem leaves and let them sun dried. When they get crisper and no moisture is left in them, then put them in the blender and grind. They are now be grinded easily with hands as well but to be better, grinding them in grinder to get the powder form is the best. Neem powder is also available in the local shops so you can get that from there too.
How to Use Neem Powder for Skin and Hair
So, now that we know neem has so many great benefits for the face, body and hair. Let’s see how we can use neem powder to reap the benefits and get rid of the skin and hair problems.
1. Use of neem powder for dandruff control
Take 4 teaspoonful of neem and make a paste with water. Make the paste slightly runny and add 1 teaspoonful of almond oil so that there is conditioning of scalp at the same time. Apply this paste on the scalp and leave for 60 minutes. Wash the hair after that. Try this once in a week to get relief from dandruff quickly.
2. Neem powder for lice
Lice can be problematic for men, women and even small kids. Make a paste of neem powder with water and evenly apply on the scalp for one hour. Wash after that. Within 2-3 usage this treatment will help to kill the lice.
3. Neem powder pack for pimple control
Take 1 teaspoonful of neem powder and make a paste with rose water. Apply this neem pack on the face and wash after 25 minutes. Do this home remedy for 3 times in a week. This will cure the pimple and acne fastly as neem has anti septic and anti bacterial skin benefiting properties. Also read: Neem leaves for acne
4. Neem powder face pack for acne marks removal
Mix 1 teaspoonful of neem powder with 1 teaspoonful of curd/yoghurt. This neem powder pack will treat the acne and sun tan off the face. This natural simple beauty tip will also enhance the skin evenness by reducing the scars and acne marks.
5. Neem for boils and prickly heat
While bathing, add 1 teaspoonful of neem powder in the bath water. This will make the bath water enriched with the neem properties like anti fungal and antiseptic. Thus when you bath with this water, it will cure the prickly heat, boils on the body and skin allergies.
6. Neem for dry skin
Mix some neem powder with pure almond oil and apply on the dry skin. Let it dry for 15 minutes. Wash after that. This is an effective neem treatment for curing the excessive dryness of the facial skin.
7. Neem for hair thinning cure
Take 1 teaspoonful of neem powder. Mix with 4 teaspoonful of coconut oil and apply that o the scalp. This will help to induce the natural hair growth and relieves in hair thinning. Do not rub too much. Use light apply that.