Jun 30th, 2011

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The Many Benefits of Neem ~ Also Known As “The Village Pharmacy”

Neem (Azadirachta indica), also known as “The Village Pharmacy” in Ayurveda, is a very wonderful and powerful tree.  The bark, leaves and seeds have been used for many many years in places like India where it grows as a native plant.

Many in western countries know Neem for its insect repellent properties, but, those who know this tree well know Neem actually has hundreds of uses; hence its nickname.

Some of the benefits of Neem include:

Natural Skin Care

Neem is an anti inflammatory, can help reduce the appearance of scars, reduce wrinkles, swelling, offer regenerative properties,  moisturizing benefits and even anti fungal and anti bacterial properties!  Neem is an excellent remedy for skin conditions such as  redness, rosacea, acne, oily skin and wrinkles!  In fact, Sevani’s line of vegan skin care products contains Certified Organic Neem for these exact reasons!

Organic  Gardening

Organic gardeners use Neem as a natural pesticide for their gardens.

Medicinal Properties

Taken internally Neem helps support the immune system and assists with the bodies defenses with combatin a myriad of diseases including HIV and Aids, Malaria, Cancer and more..

Pet Care

Neem is an excellent resource for pets and can help them with their skin issues too, as well as help them ward off fleas and tics when both used topically as well as the leaf being taken internally.

There are so many other uses for Neem too, including in the home, and some even say as a contraceptive!  As always though talk to your doctor first before using any medicine whether herbal or chemically derived.

Here at Sevani, we’ve researched the many benefits Neem has for the skin and we’ve found the results to be quite amazing!  That’s why we’ve included Certified Organic Neem in many of our vegan skin care products and our Signature Blend.  Sevani’s Special Ayurvedic blend of Organic Neem, Neroli (orange blossom), Sacred Lotus Extract, Rose Damascene and Red Tea to offer you the benefits of beautiful skin through sacred and ancient highly-effective ingredients!   See how Sevani All Natural Skin Care Products and Neem can work together to help you care for you skin naturally!