This oil is obtained by cold pressing the seeds of the fruit. The decoction of Azadirachta is said to be cathartic and in large doses slightly narcotic. An ointment to destroy lice is made from the pulp and is also used for scald head and other skin diseases. It is useful for cramps, obstinate ulcers and rheumatism. It is anthelmintic, emetic, stomachic, astringent, antipergative, antiseptic and a bitter tonic.