Is Neem Oil the New Snake Oil?

Neem Oil has so many uses, that some people may wonder if it is the latest snake oil! The oil from the Neem tree is cold pressed from the seed kernels of the trees fruit. It is used for personal care products such as skin care and hair care, as well as pet care products and garden care products.

The benefits of Neem Oil are many! This highly functional oil has powerful antibacterial and antiviral properties, as well as being an effective pesticide, fungicide and insecticide, which makes it valuable for a variety of agricultural as well as household, personal care, and medicinal purposes. It  can also is beneficial to kill and repel bugs in gardens and fields, and is effective for treating skin problems and joint pains. People also use it to repel mosquitoes, flies, fleas, ticks, mites and head & body lice.

The oil is used in a lot of different types of products, but yet very few people know about it.

Personal Care

Neem oil is also used in other personal care products such as soaps, shampoos and skin even natural insect repellent. The oil from the Neem tree is very beneficial for treating skin problems such as:

  • dry skin
  • cuts and bruises
  • skin infections
  • eczema
  • psoriasis
  • scabies
  • head lice

Pet Care

Neem Pet products such as pet shampoos are beneficial to your pets skin and fur, since Neem has natural flea and tick repellent properties as well as being a skin moisturizer.

Outdoor Uses

This amazing oil also has many uses in the garden. It can help repel bugs and outdoor pests. It is widely used in agriculture as an effective alternative to chemical insecticides.

Neem Oil may be better than snake oil, since it has so many applications. It is time that more people learned about its many uses and benefits.