Neem & Karanja*
In Agriculture or in the Garden
Ornamentals or Row Crop - Mix 1 oz. neem or karanja oil with 1 to
1.3 gallons water, using 1/2 -2 tspn soap or other emulsifier to mix
thoroughly. If the water is cold, use a little warm water (DO NOT USE
HOT WATER - it can destroy the properties of the oils) to thoroughly emulsify
the oil and then add the remaining water and agitate well. Make sure
the oil is completely emulsified before spraying. If there is oil floating
on top add more soap or emulsifier as needed. Spray with full leaf coverage
for healthy plants. Repeat sprays every 7-10 days for 4 - 5 weeks if
Do not apply directly to water bodies. Neem Oil in large quantities can be toxic to fish and aquatic invertebrates.
mix 1/2 oz. neem oil + 1/2 oz. karanja oil and use in the same way.
For Large Trees -
Use 1 oz. neem or karanja oil with 3/4 gallon to 1 gallon water.
Alternately, mix 1/2 oz. neem oil + 1/2 oz. karanja oil and use in the same
Important - Use within 8 hrs of mixing with soap and water for maximum
DO NOT make the mixture too strong - it will cause leaf burn.
In Skin & Hair Care
2-10% neem oil with a fragrant & natural cream, lotion or shampoo.
Combine 2-10% or more neem or karanja oil with sesame oil, sweet almond
oil or coconut oil & fragrances like lavender or sandalwood and use
as a massage oil.
Use karanja oil full strength or diluted with sesame oil & fragrance
on exposed skin for outdoor protection.
karanja oil with a fragrant & natural cream, lotion
10-15 drops of neem leaf extract with 8 ozs. of cream, lotion or shampoo.
Pet & Livestock Care
DO NOT USE UNDILUTED
Mix 1 part Neem Oil (or 1/2 Neem Oil + 1/2 Karanja Oil) with 1-2 parts Apple Cider or other undistilled vinegar. Shake well to mix. Add to 40-50 parts water and mix well. Spray on animal, getting close to the skin. Air dry or towel dry. Repeat every 2 weeks or as often as needed. Use within 24 hours of mixing.
or Mix 1 oz. neem oil with 10-20 (stronger for large animals/dogs, weaker for small ones) ounces of sesame, sweet almond or olive oil. Massage into skin and fur. Leave on for about 1/2 hour and wash with a mild shampoo. Prevent excessive licking (this could cause them to throw up) by using an Elizabethan collar.
or Add 1 ounce neem oil to 6-8 ounces mild natural (without any harsh chemicals) shampoo or Soap Nut powder solution (see last page) and bathe.
or Mix 1 oz. neem oil to 3/4 - 1 gallon water with 1/4 - 1/2 tspn soap or Soap Nut powder solution. Shake really well till oil and water are well mixed. Use as a spray or rinse. Keep away from eyes.
For Horses, Cattle & Large Animals - use 1 oz. neem oil to 1/4 or 1/2 gallon water using soap or Soap Nut powder solution. Can be used full strength if necessary.
In between baths, rub Neem Bark Powder into their fur - this acts as a deodoriser, is soothing and also protects from fleas, lice and hot spots. Works well for all animals including cats.
For moist wounds, hot spots, foot bath - Add 1/2 - 1 cup hot or boiling water to 2 tablespoons Neem leaf. Steep for 15 - 20 mins. Strain , COOL, and use as a foot bath or to wipe down face and body - protects against outdoor allergies.
Using Soap Nut Powder
Nut Powder is an excellent emulsifier for neem and karanja oil. Use instead
of soap. However, particles can clog fine spray nozzles.
Dissolve 10 teaspoons soap nut powder in 1/2 gallon water. Shake really well, STRAIN out grit and use for hand
washing dishes & clothes or in a spray bottle.
Can also be used as a shampoo. Keep away from eyes. Use within 2-3 days.
For washing machines - Dissolve 2-3 teaspoons Soap Nut powder in 1/2 cup water. STRAIN out grit and add to a load of clothes.
Soap Nut powder acts as a natural softener.
statements or suggestions have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any
disease. Always consult with a health care professional before starting
treatment for a specific health condition.
As with using any herb, monitor your body for any signs of discomfort or
allergy. If any such conditions exist, discontinue use immediately and consult
with an Ayurvedic, Unani or other herbal practitioner.
Do NOT use any neem product internally if
pregnant, lactating or trying to get pregnant.
*These products are not registered as an insecticide or fungicide in the
USA and are therefore not available for sale for such use. Neem oil and
Karanja oil are natural botanical oils with their own characteristics and
are available for sale within the USA if used as such.
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