Neem Oil is taken from Neem Tree (Azadirachta Indica) that is a native of India. It is a evergreen tree of moderate height and have crescent shaped toothy leaves & large growth of white flowers. The extract is well acknowledged to be an effective & environmentally friendly source as pest inhibitor as well as in form of tonic as it has astringent, antipergative & antiseptic properties.
Azadirachtin, Nimbidinin, Nimbin, Nimbolides. Triterpenes more specifically, limonoids such as azadirachtin, salannin, meliantriol, nimbin, nimbidin, meliantriol, deacetylazadirachtinol, salannin, salannol, 3-deacetylsalannin etc.
INDUSTRIAL USED & HEALTH BENEFITS:
Neem oil is used for preparing cosmetics (soap, hair products, body hygiene creams, hand creams) and in Ayurvedic, Unani and folklore traditional medicine, in the treatment of a wide range of afflictions. The most frequently reported indications in ancient Ayurvedic writings are skin diseases, inflammations and fevers, and more recently rheumatic disorders.
Traditional Ayurvedic uses of neem include the treatment of acne, fever, leprosy, malaria, ophthalmia and tuberculosis. Various folk remedies for neem include use as an anthelmintic, antifeedant, antiseptic, diuretic, emmenagogue, contraceptive, febrifuge, parasiticide, pediculocide and insecticide. It has been used in traditional medicine for the treatment of tetanus, urticaria, eczema, scrofula and erysipelas. Traditional routes of administration of neem extracts included oral, vaginal and topical use. Neem oil has an extensive history of human use in India and surrounding regions for a variety of therapeutic purposes.
Country of Origin
Color & Odor
Light yellow transparent liquid @22C with Characteristic of Neem fragrant odor
Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
0.893 @ 72°F
1.479 @ 72°F
Triterpenes more specifically, limonoids such as azadirachtin, salannin, meliantriol, nimbin, nimbidin, meliantriol, deacetylazadirachtinol, salannin, salannol,3-deacetylsalannin etc.