Neem leaves are a very important and essential part of Asian Ayurvedic medicines dating back almost 5000 years. Neem leaves stimulates the immune system, improves liver functionality, detoxifies the blood and promotes a healthy respiratory and digestive system. No wonder Neem leaves are prized for generations as an all-purpose Ayurvedic remedy.
Neem leaves are easy to obtain and can be used to aid beauty and skin care. It is an herb that is commonly available throughout the year and has benefits that only a few natural products can provide. Here are five benefits of Neem leaves for your skin:
The Neem leaves are known to moisturize the skin by keeping it soft and supple. They are a source of excellent moisturizer, high in Vitamin E, rich in emollients and fatty acids, soothing dry, cracked or otherwise stressed and damaged skin. Neem helps in getting rid of dryness of the skin without making it oily, thus giving a very balanced effect.
Mix neem powder with some water and few drops of grape seed oil and apply it to your face daily every night.
Neem leaves are one of the most ancient antiseptics. Neem controls and getting rid of helps in getting rid of acnes. Applying neem water as a skin toner regularly helps in clearing acne, scars and pigmentation.
Use a cotton ball dipped in the green coloured neem water and apply it daily.
People suffering from blackheads, can benefit from neem leaves that are grinded after being boiled in water till they become discolored. Applying this pack regularly will help in getting rid of blackheads and also prevent them from coming back.
To this grinded neem paste, add honey, yoghurt and milk to make a smooth pack. Apply this pack on your skin and allow it to dry and then wash it off.
Neem leaves helps in clearing and evening of skin tone. Regular usage results in a clear, flawless skin and even skin tone.
To achieve the desired results make a paste of neem leaves ,turmeric powder and grated cucumber and apply it twice a week on your face.
Neem leaves have regenerative properties that help the skin in fighting pathogens below its surface. Applying neem makes the skin soft and supple.
Neem powder can be applied as it is or can also be added to your own face - pack.