Neem oil or Margosa oil is botanical oil extracted from kernel of neem tree seed by Cold Pressing or CT Cold Pressing method or Solvent Extraction. Among these methods CT cold pressing yield purest neem oil because solvent is not used for extraction.
Neem Oil or Neem Seed Oil is a Brownish Yellow color Liquid, with smell of Garlic. Neem Oil is slightly soluble in water and has 6.5 to 7.5 pH value, it boils at more than 200 degree Celsius and freeze at 13 degree Celsius.
Neem Oil is used to manufacture neem oil insecticide because it contains azadirachtin which effects over 600 species of pests including insects, nematodes, fungi and viruses and is completely safe to non target organisms like beneficial predators, honey bees, pollinators, fish, birds, cattle and human beings.
Azadirachtin of neem oil is a famous natural Anti-feedent, growth regulator and ovi-positional repellent for insects, as a major active ingredient which make it a perfect alternative to chemical pesticides.
Neem Oil is used as Veterinary Medicines for Pets and Live Stock from ancient time. Ozoneem Oil is used in various diseases, precautions, accidental condition, hygiene and wounds as an ingredient of medicines or alone.
Neem Oil is also used as and in various medicines for human beings. Most common utilities are: Birth Control, Lice Control (in hairs), Piles, Ulcers, Asthma, Skin Disorders, Chronic Diarrhea.
Neem Oil is used for preparation of various cosmetic and toiletries. All Purpose Cream, Hair Oils, Tooth Paste, Bathing Soaps, Hair Shampoo, Face Pack, Dog Shampoo
Neem oil has a significant effect on chronic skin conditions like Ringworm, warts & moles, cold sores and herpes. Applying good quality, organic neem oil packed with antifungal properties on affected skin areas will not just soothe the irritation but will also kill the bacteria that are the root-cause of these conditions. Neem oil has been commonly used in the Siddha medicine for the treatment of skin diseases
Neem oil is most reliably used as a repellant. "Neem oil can be used topically to repel and kill common biting insects, including mosquitoes, biting midges, and fleas," says McFaddin, who is an integrative veterinarian. It's questionable whether neem oil is effective at repelling and killing ticks, she adds.
Its effectiveness depends on a number of factors. "The ability for neem oil to be antimicrobial and antiparasitic is variable pending the degree of susceptibility of the organism for which it is being used to deter and the concentration, frequency, and duration of the product's use," says Dr. Patrick Mahaney, veterinarian and owner of Los Angeles-based California Pet Acupuncture and Wellness.