Herbal Remedies – Neem for skin and hair

Neem is one of the most commonly used herbs as it has many benefits. Neem can be consumed or applied and it is beneficial in either way. When consumed it purifies the blood and when applied, it make skin clear and acne-free.

Neem can also be applied on hair as a herbal remedy to fight several hair-problems. You can use it in powdered form, neem oil or crush fresh neem leaves to use it as a skin and hair mask. Today I will be sharing some fun DIY with you which you can make using neem as main ingredient.

Herbal Remedies - Neem for skin and hair

Acne Toner: If you suffer from acne or pimples then you can make natural toner using neem leaves. Boil some fresh and washed neem leaves in water. You can also add few tulsi leaves for added benefits. Once the water turns yellowish switch off the gas and tada your homemade toner is ready. To get rid of the strong and herbal smell, add rose water into it. Store this toner in a spray bottle and keep spraying 2-3 times day. This toner has anti-bacterial properties so it will keep bacteria away from your face.

Skin Infection: To get rid of skin infection, you can use neem oil as it has anti-bacterial properties. Just add 10-15 drops of neem oil into your bathing water and take a bath with it. Repeat it regularly for at least one week and you will see the result yourself. It is highly beneficial in treating various skin infections.

Blemish Removal: Neem leaves also removes and reduces blemish and acne scars when used regularly. Make a paste using neem leaves and add half tbsp. of turmeric into it. Mix all the ingredients and apply a thick layer on your face. After 30 minutes, rinse off with plain water. This mask will clear out your blemishes and marks and will give you smooth flawless skin.

Hair Conditioner: Neem is moisturizing in nature so you can use neem as a conditioner as it adds moisture and prevents dry hair. Take some neem leaves and boil them in water. Add 1-2 tbsp. of honey in the water and apply this on your scalp and hair once the water cools down. Wash off this after 30-45 minutes. This will tame frizzy hair and will also make them manageable.

Dandruff Remedy: To get rid of dandruff natural use neem remedy. Take handful of neem leaves and boil them in 2 cups of water. Keep boiling the mixture till the leaves change its color and the water should be green. Once the water becomes green, let the water cool down and then use this water as last rinse after shampooing your hair. Neem has antiseptic and anti-bacterial properties due to which prevents dandruff and keeps your scalp healthy. It also promotes hair growth and makes your hair healthy looking.