Updated: Jan 4, 2022
Neem has been an important part of the ancient Ayurvedic process, thanks to its anti-bacterial and healing properties. Interestingly, ancient Ayurvedic texts describe Neem trees as ‘Sarva Roga Nivarini’ - universal healer of all Ailments.
Neem’s medicinal benefits also make it a great reason for strong and lustrous hair. Many are not aware but neem not only fights bacterial infection and partakes in the healing process, but also helps promote hair growth by cleaning up the follicles, giving way for fresh growth.
Wonder Properties of Neem
Neem oil is packed with antioxidants, fatty acids, antifungal, and antimicrobial compounds which help remove invasive infections and fungal attacks. This works especially well in eradicating the stubborn dandruff which is usually caused by fungal infestation on an oily scalp.
While neem is a wonderful element of nature, it comes with a particularly strong odor. Many tend to mask this smell with the help of a carrier oil which makes it easier for the consumer to use this oil without the fear of its strong smell.
How can Neem Help With Your Hair Care Routine
Adding a dab of neem hair oil on a weekly basis to your hair can do wonders for your hair’s health as well as look. Here are a few benefits of integrating a good neem hair oil massage in your routine. Prevents Hair Fall and Balding and Solution for Removing Hair Lice.
Solution for removing hair Lice
As per a research, neem hair oil can kill head lice very effectively - in a matter of minutes. While we know that the oil has a very strong odor and taste, it’s killing properties may be because of a compound known as azadirachtin.
When azadirachtin comes in contact with insects, it directly affects
Keeps Dandruff and Itching at Bay
Dandruff is a result of fungal infestation which is why neem oil massage is one of the best things you can do for your hair. Its antifungal properties combined with its antioxidant characteristics rids your itchy scalp of the fungal attack thus, removing the dandruff and nourishing it from the roots, and revitalising it naturally post a dandruff treatment.
Deeply conditions your hair
Champi with neem hair oil is the best thing you can do for your hair. Neem oil along with a carrier oil is a good option, thanks to its constituents - fatty acids like linoleic acid, oleic acid, and stearic acid which help revitalise brittle hair and rough scalp. A Pro tip for extra nourishment - post your head massage, wrap your in a hot towel which will open the pores in your head and allow oil to seep in for a deep conditioning.
Promotes hair Growth
Neem oil has regenerative properties and helps in healthy cell division, hair follicle stimulation and increases blood circulation for hair growth. Thanks to the regeneration, it also prevents hair fall and thinning by protecting your lustrous mane against external factors like pollution, stress and medication. The oil’s anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antibiotic properties are wonderful when it comes to negating skin conditions like psoriasis that often lead to permanent balding.
Decelerates Hair Graying
Many times, grey hair is caused due to hormonal imbalances which may be countered with consistent application of neem oil. Neem’s antioxidant properties help delay the process of premature greying. It is important to note that it won’t reverse the hair that has already greyed but delays those that are at the cusp.
For centuries, Neem oil has been a part of medical and wellness treatments and therefore, it is little surprising that even after all these years, new innovations are relying on traditional measures for a healthy and wholesome self care.
Orgaunic’s neem hair oil is made from handpicked sources and is seeped in traditional sciences that have for many years, lit the pathway to a healthy and lustrous hair.