Neem seed extracts are most widely used in various industries. Neem seeds are extracted both by aqueous and solvent methods. It is one of the highest and richest source containing concentrated active compounds.
Neem Seed Extraction Process
Neem seeds undergo different extraction method depending on their use and the active principle or chemical compound required.
- Steam Distillation
- Aqueous Extraction
- Organic Solvent Extraction
Properties of Neem Seed Extracts
- Anti Bacterial
- Anti inflammatory
- Anti fungal
- Anti Microbial
Use of Neem Seed Extracts
- Agricultural products : Neem seed extracts have high content of azadirachtin, hence they are of immense use in
manufacturing organic pesticides, insecticides.
- Cosmetics : The anti fungal and anti bacterial properties of the neem leaf extracts helps it to be widely used in various skin and body lotions, skin creams and moisturizers. It is also used to make face packs etc.
- Pharmaceuticals : Seed extracts are also used to manufacture medicines and drugs curing quite a few diseases and disorders. It is used to manufacture medicated creams curing pimples, blemishes and other skin infections. It is also used to manufacture birth control products