Internal - 2-3 gms to be taken once or twice daily with warm water.
External - to be applied locally mixed with water.
NEEM is one of the most powerful blood-purifiers in Ayurveda. It clears the toxins from the blood. It is a powerful febrifuge, effective in malaria and other intermittent and periodic fevers (in this case it is usually used with black pepper).
Neem can be taken whenever a purification or reduction program is indicated. It clears away all foreign and excess tissue, and posses a supplementary astringent action that promotes healing. Yet it should be used with discretion when there is severe fatigue or emaciation.
The anti-inflammatory effects of Neem coupled with it revitalizing and purgative effects on the liver render it a potent treatment for a great number of skin conditions. As a paste it is very effective against acne, chicken pox and measles, where its astringent and anti-bacterial qualities work well to encourage tissue regeneration. External treatment combined with internal treatment is also very effective for more serious skin and liver related conditions like leprosy, tuberculosis, and ophthalmia, an eye condition resulting from poor liver function. However, the healing effects of Neem benefit a variety of inflammatory conditions where the skin or mucous membranes have been damaged or irritated.
In addition, Neem benefits chronic and intermittent fevers, which benefit from its blood purifying and anti-inflammatory effects. It has a cooling energy that helps to relax the body in the event of a fever. It has also been used effectively to treat Malaria in India for centuries, and is generally a good treatment whenever purification is needed. However, it should be used with discretion in cases of sever emaciation and fatigue.
Due to Neem's benefits, particularly its purifying and toning effects, it has taken a central role as the base for many cosmetic formulations. Neem uses are many. Its liver and blood enhancing qualities help to revitalize the skin, giving them new tone and shine, and its anti-bacterial effects are very effective for cleaning the skin, and it further helps to maintain skin elasticity. This combination makes for a great foundation to cosmetic products for general Neem oil uses. Neem oil is a powerful anti-microbial and anti-biotic that utilizes the cleansing and healing benefits of Neem leaf for external application. There are many uses of Neem oil, it can be used for cuts and scrapes as well as rashes and chronic skin infections. In addition, Neem oil uses include general tonifying and beautifying of the skin. Its cleansing action of the liver and blood extend to the skin conferring a clear and healthy complexion.