Neem is a herb you may be familiar with, and for good reason. It's a key ingredient used against inflammations and is often found in skincare and oral hygiene products. Let's dig into what exactly it can help with:
Skin: it detoxifies the blood and cools the body, helping with breakouts, itching, burning, infections, eczema, psoriasis and more. Brighter, cleaner, fresher skin anyone?
Gut: this wonder herb helps with digestion, mainly due to its anti-inflammatory properties and it relieves worms. Let's add to the list its use against hyper-acidity, ulcers, colitis, Crohn's, fistulas, hemorrhoids and Candida albicans.
Mouth: traditionally, people chewed on neem bark to clean their teeth. Nowadays, neem is present is many natural toothpastes as it helps with toothache, gingivitis and overall oral hygiene.
Metabolic: neem helps reduce blood sugar levels and so is commonly used to treat diabetes. .
What else? It improves the formation of breast milk, dries up wounds, helps reduce a fever and relieve a cough. As with all Ayurvedic herbs, neem should only be taken under supervision, to get the right dose, duration and indications.