You can find this remedy in the form of oil, creams or soaps and it is also the best home treatment for scabies. This is because it contains antibacterial, analgesic and anti-inflammatory substances. These properties make it easy for neem to numb the skin itchiness and pain caused by scabies. It also controls the parasites’ growing and breeding rate.
A research conducted on dogs and humans in 2008 revealed that neem extracts can successfully cure scabies. Ten dogs were bathed using neem extract shampoo and all of them improved within 2 weeks. On the third week, 8 of the 10 dogs were completely cured. On humans, 814 patients were administered with neem and turmeric paste. Skin changes were visible from day 3 to day 15 and 97% of the patients were significantly cured, with no side effects recorded. This home remedy is safe, affordable, available and very easy to apply.