Saffron Spalon & Herb Co.
Common Uses: Antibacterial, antifungal, anti-parasitic, antiseptic, antiviral, astringent and insect repellent. Can be used treat dry skin and wrinkles, stimulate collagen production, reduce scars, heal wounds, treat acne, minimize warts and moles. Commonly used as an all-natural, organic insect repellent.
Botanical Name: Azadirachta Indica
Plant Part: Seeds
Extraction: Cold Pressed
Color: Amber - Dark Brown, Can cloud around 50 degrees.
Absorption/Feel: Absorbs easily
Aromatic Scent: Rich, earthy, musty smell.
Blends well with: Other Carrier Oils. Clary Sage, Clove, Geranium, Lavender, Marjoram, Nutmeg, Pine and Rosemary.
Suggested Uses & Recipes:
Neem is highly suggested as a potential skin irritant, it is recommended to use up to 50% Neem oil in your recipes, depending on the intent for your formulation.
To treat acne, fungal infections, warts, or moles, use undiluted neem oil to spot treat affected areas.
• Lightly dab the neem oil onto the area using a cotton swab or cotton ball, and allow it to soak in for up to 20 minutes.
• Wash off the oil with warm water.
• Use daily until you achieve desired results.
Neem oil can also be added to a warm bath to treat larger areas of the body.
How to use Neem Oil As an Organic Insecticide:
• Mix the neem oil at the rate of 2 tablespoons (1 ounce) per gallon of water. Mix the solution thoroughly.
• Spray all plant surfaces (including undersides of leaves) until completely wet.
When applied as a preventative, neem oil should be applied on a 7 to 14-day schedule. To control a pest or disease already present, they recommend an application on a 7-day schedule.
Safety: Consult your health care provider if pregnant, nursing, taking medication or being treated for a health condition. These statements have not been evaluated by FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Dilute with carrier oil before topical application or bath use. Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool, dark place. Avoid if pregnant or breast feeding. Do not use on babies or small children. May cause irritation to sensitive skin, however it is rare. Please do a patch test, first, before applying in large amounts.
Shelf Life: 18 months - 2 years • Quality neem oil should come in a dark glass bottle, and should be stored in the refrigerator for its longest shelf life, generally 2 to 3 years. If you don't refrigerate your neem oil, it's shelf life will be 18 months to 2 years.