This beautiful handmade soap contains neem oil which is reputed to have theraputic properties. Neem has been used for thousands of years and has a wide range of properties. It is thought to help skin ailments and has been used as an antiseptic, and when diluted in water can also be used as an insecticide and pesticide. Neem is said to be ‘the one that could cure all ailments and ills’. This soap is made from the finest ingredients and essential oils.
This product uses sustainably sourced palm oil from India. The State of Andra Pradesh is suitable for the cultivation of palm trees, especially in the highlands where farmers struggled with other crops, which have been replaced with palms. When compared to the price of imported palm oil from Malaysia, the local oil is more expensive. However, Palam is committed to conserving nature and protecting endangered animals, and only purchase palm oil locally from sustainable sources.
To use this neem soap to rid your plants of aphids or mites dissolve a tablespoon of soap in a litre of hot water, cool and spray onto your plants.
To use this neem soap as an insect repellent mix 1/2 tablespoon of neem soap with a cup of water and a few drops of detergent (to emulsify neem oil). Dispense from a spray bottle. Be careful to test the skin first.
- This product uses sustainably sourced palm oil from India
- 100% vegetable oil base – no animal products used
- Ingredients: Neem oil; palm oil; mahua oil; coconut oil; coconut oil extract; glycerine; citric acid; zinc oxide; floral lemon fragrance; sodium chloride; sodium hydroxide.
Palam Rural Centre – Peoples Association for Leather and Allied Manufacturing (Palam) provides dignity and financial security to artisans producing soap products. Palam’s work helps break down caste walls in Tamil Nadu for producers who are Dalits, (or Untouchables) traditionally excluded from all aspects of society.Read more
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