Neem Oil, Virgin, Organic
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INCI = Melia Azadirachta Seed Oil
Saponification Value: 199 mg KOH / g of Fat
Fruit from the Neem tree (Margosa Tree) contain kernels that are rich in oil. From these seeds, unique, cold-pressed oil is expelled. This oil contains constituents that are beneficial to skin care. Scientific research has confirmed that neem seed oil is non-toxic to mammals and may be a very effective organic antiseptic, antifungal, antibacterial, antiviral agent.
The neem seed oil has been used for centuries in India as a medicine to aid in the healing of topical skin disorders such as rash, psoriasis, eczema, burns, and acne. Neem Oil may be used in OTC (over-the-counter) products up to 10%. Bar soaps may use up to 5% neem oil.
The odor of neem is strong, and you will prefer a limited use in your skincare products. The oil color is also dark greenish-brown. Before use, liquefy the oil if it has solidified. To liquefy, warm the oil to 86 degrees F.
1 Gallon weighs 7.6 lbs.