Neem Leaf Powder

Neem Leaf Powder (Barg-e-Neem)

  • Scientific Name: Azadirachta Indica
  • برگ نیم
  • نیم کے پتے

  • Beneficial In Treating Digestive Problems
  • Beneficial For Your Health
  • Treats Dandruff
  • Treats Ringworm
  • Inhibits The Growth Of Head Lice
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We all are aware of the medicinal values of neem (برگ نیم), aren’t we? It is a well-known herb that has been used for various purposes since time immemorial. Apart from that, neem powder has a lot of many other uses as well. Are you curious to know more about neem powder benefits? Keep reading!

As far as the neem leaf powder is concerned, it possesses most of the medicinal values of neem. It can be used  in tea form; it can be added to cuisines as well. Nowadays, it is used in cosmetics, soaps, lotions, etc. The intake of neem powder has been found beneficial in treating digestive problems. It also enhances immunity and acts as a blood purifier. Since it is a wonderful antibacterial product it helps a lot in curing various skin infections too.

As stated above, neem powder is beneficial for your health in various ways. Given below are the top ten uses of neem powder.

1. Treats Dandruff:

Dandruff is harmless, but it can ruin the charm of your hair and can be very embarrassing. Dandruff occurs due to the shedding of dead cells from the scalp, or the flaking of a dry scalp. Neem powder can help you in treating dandruff.

How To Use?

  • To ¼ cup of water, add 2 -3 tsp of neem powder and 1 tsp of lemon juice.


  • Mix well, you will get a thin paste.
  • Apply this all over your scalp and also on the hair.
  • Rub gently to loosen up the dandruff flakes and make sure the paste penetrates properly in your scalp.
  • Leave it for 30 minutes then rinse it off.
  • Repeat this at least 2 times in a week for excessive dandruff and once in a week for mild dandruff.

2. Treats Ringworm:

Ringworm is not uncommon. It is a fungal infection of the skin, marked by ring-shaped, red, scaly patches. Sometimes these patches get itchy and irritating. Neem powder has been found effective in treating ringworm as it is a fungal infection, and neem has strong antifungal properties.

How To Use?

  • To ¼ cup of water, add 1 tsp of neem powder and few drops of olive oil if your skin is dry.


  • Mix well and apply this paste to the affected areas.
  • Rinse after 10-15 minutes with lukewarm water.  
  • Follow this process daily for few days to get noticeable results.

3. Inhibits The Growth Of Head Lice:

Lice are parasitic insects that live in human hair. They are contagious. They feed on a small amount of human blood, thus adversely affecting your health. Neem has got the property that inhibits the growth of lice. It also prevents the lice eggs from hatching.

How To Use?

  • To 3 tbsp of neem powder, add 5 tbsp of henna powder and water to make a thicker and smoother paste.


  • Apply this thick paste to your hair.
  • Rinse it off after drying.
  • You can use this method on alternate days or 2-3 times in a week for relief.

4. Treats Acne:

Have you ever used neem powder for acne or pimples? Mostly, it is the oily skinned people who suffer from this issue. The antiseptic, antioxidant, antifungal, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties of neem help in treating acne or pimples. Powdered neem leaves are a major component of most of the widely used facial creams.

How To Use?

  • To 1 tbsp of neem powder, add 1 tbsp of multani mitti, ½ tbsp of yogurt and water as required to make a paste.


  • Mix all the ingredients well and make a thick paste.
  • Apply on to your cleansed face and let it dry.
  • Rinse it off with normal water.
  • Repeat this 2-3 times a week for best results.

5. Reduce Hair Fall:

Hair loss is becoming a frequent issue these days among both men and women. There can be several causes for hair loss. But neem powder can greatly help in reducing hair fall.

How To Use?

  • To 2 tbsp of neem powder, add ½ cup aloe vera gel.


  • Blend both the ingredients well.
  • Apply this paste on the scalp/root and leave it for 20 - 30 minutes.
  • Rinse it off properly with normal water as aloe vera gel will get stuck in your hair.
  • Repeat this twice a week.

The above mentioned neem powder benefits and uses speak of its tremendous medicinal value. Neem powder acts as an inexpensive home remedy for several skin issues that we face in our day to day lives.

The information is for educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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