How to Mix Neem Powder

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Neem powder is a popular Ayurvedic treatment used in India for centuries to cure skin ailments such as acne, eczema, fungal infections, burns, psoriasis and hives. Applying neem topically in a paste is an easy and effective way to treat your skin ailment. It's not difficult to create and apply.

Things You'll Need

  • Neem powder
  • Purified water or olive oil
  • Small bowl
  • Spoon

Measure 1 tbsp. of neem powder into a small bowl.

Stir in enough purified water to make a thick paste. If you have dry skin, substitute olive oil for water.

Spread paste over affected area, avoiding the eyes.

Rinse paste off skin with lukewarm water after 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the severity of your skin condition.

Tips & Warnings

  • Neem powder can be added to bathwater for a soothing soak. Mix neem powder with castille soap and water and spray on garden plants as a safe and effective fungicide and insect repellent. Add neem powder to lotion for use as a mosquito repellent.
  • Do not use while pregnant. Do not use on broken skin. This article does not take the place of advice from a medical practitioner. Consult with a doctor before using this or any other treatment for your medical condition.

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