In Agriculture/Horticulture, Neem oil is used as a botanical pesticide, fungicide and Miticide. It is safe on plants, crops, vegetables (with no residual toxicity) including livestock and is environmentally friendly. Neem oil acts as a broad-spectrum repellent, growth regulator and insect poison. It discourages feeding by making plants or crops/seeds unpalatable to insects. It is able to control insect pests such as Caterpillars, Cabbage worms, White flies, Armyworms, Cutworms, Stem borers, Bollworms, Leaf miners, Caterpillars, Aphids, Leafhoppers, Psyllids, Scales, Mites, Thrips, Cucumber beetle, etc. It controls fungal infections such as downy mildew affecting plant.
In Veterinary and human medicine, It is an effective treatment against fungal infections on livestock (Dogs, Horses, Donkey, Goat, Sheep, Cattle, Pigs, Cats, Small Animals) and human beings. It has been used to treat skin problems such as Open wounds, Sores, Dandruff, Eczema, Ringworm, etc.
In cosmetics, neem oil is used to produce antiseptic or insecticidal soaps. It is used in skin & hair care products including body cream, Lotion, Shampoo etc.