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Neem, Margosa

Other Names: Margosa Leaves, Margosa, Neem, Azadirachta Indica
Traditional Usages: Blackheads, Hair Lice, Acne, Skin Problems, Eczema, Dandruff, Rashes, Ringworm, Abscesses, Bad Breath, Baldness, Dandruff, Deafness, Insect Bites, Mosquito Repellent, Use In Bath, Cleaning Teeth, Mouth Ulcers, Arthritis, Gout, Malaria, Lowers Body Temperature, Fever, Improves Appetite, Hemorrhoids, Contraceptive, Birth Control
Resources: India, US, Burma, West Africa,
Parts Used: The whole Tree
Administration Method: Ground leaves, paste
Herb Action: Astringent, antiparasitic, antifungal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antipyretic, hypoglycemic, heals wounds, spermicidal.
Herbal Research: Neem, Margosa
Health Warning: Avoid during pregnancy and breastfeeding or planning for a family.

Neem Margosa – Herbal remedy for Chickenpox: Boil 20 neem leaves in water and add to bath water. This will help reduce itching and inflammation. Applying neem oil on the skin also brings relief.

Neem Margosa - Herbal remedy for Eczema:  Grind one tablespoon fresh chopped or dried neem leaves with one tablespoon turmeric powder into a paste. Apply on skin.

Neem Margosa – Herbal remedy for Head Lice: Grind 20 neem (fresh or dried) leaves with a little water into a paste or mix one tablespoon of neem powder with a little water to make a paste. Apply to scalp and leave for 15-minutes. Rinse and wash as usual. 

Neem Margosa - Herbal remedy for Malaria: Add some neem oil to a warm bath for soothing malaria.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies


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