Our Organic Virgin Neem Oil is cold pressed from the kernels of the neem species Azadirachta indica, a member of the Meliaceae (mahogany) plant family. Neem is a deciduous tree that is native to India and Africa. It has been revered since ancient times for the nutritive, culinary, and wellness benefits offered by the leaves, flowers, seeds and oil.
Our Organic Virgin Neem Oil is 100% natural. It is cold pressed, filtered and carefully packaged to protect the nutritive benefits of this remarkable oil.
As with all our organic ingredients, our Organic Virgin Neem Oil is certified organic by CCOF.
Ethical and Sustainable Sourcing:
Organic Virgin Neem Oil is a conscientious alternative to vegetable oils derived from plant species that are threatened or endangered.
Neem, Azadirachta indica, is classified as a stable species of least concern by The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources).
Virgin (Cold Pressed and Filtered)
Translucent Golden to Brown in Hue
Organic Virgin Neem Oil is a highly protective oil that can be used to help support a wide array of skin and scalp concerns. It is especially well suited for formulations intended to protect and support problem, damaged, maturing and sensitive skin.
Bugs strongly dislike Neem Oil, and it has been used in personal care formulations, pet care and in natural agricultural products to help deter bugs. (Products marketed as insect repellents in the USA must meet the requirements of the Environmental Protection Agency.)
Organic Virgin Neem Oil is comprised of approximately 40% saturated fatty acids, 40% monounsaturated fatty acids and up to 7% polyunsaturated fatty acids in the form of Linoleic Acid, an important omega-3 essential fatty acid. Organic Virgin Neem Oil is also abundant in plant sterols and other non-lipid compounds that contribute to its impressive efficacy. We encourage you to research the numerous therapeutic benefits that this remarkable oil offers.
Organic Virgin Neem Oil possesses an herbaceous, bitter, and tenacious aroma. Although Neem?s aroma is potent, the aroma can be softened considerably by using it in low dilution within personal care formulations.
Organic Virgin Neem Oil is Well Suited for the Following Personal Care Applications:
Origin: India INCI: Azadirachta Indica (Neem) Kernel Oil Extraction Method:Cold Pressed Shelf Life: 2 Years Saponification Value (mg KOH/g oil): 190 - 199 SAP Multiplier for NaOH: 0.139 SAP Multiplier for KOH: 0.195