neem oil

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neem oil

[′nēm ‚ȯil]
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An aromatic oil from the seeds and fruit of the neem tree (Melia azadirachta); contains sulfur compounds; used as an anthelmintic and as an alcohol denaturant. Also known as margosa oil; nim oil.
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Buzz Guard is Earth Heart's all-natural mist created with safe and healthy essentials oils and neem seed oil to help dogs combat fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, flies and no-see-ums, safely and naturally.
For example, neem seed oil and essential oils from leaves and bark have been shown to inhibit the growth of various genera of pathogenic bacteria, such as Mycobacterium and Streptococcus (3).
In preliminary tests, a 2-percent spray of neem seed oil applied directly to spider mite eggs resulted in an 87-percent mortality," he says.
Grace & Company, have teamed up to discover a new use for neem seed oil.