- neem seed
Example sentences of the word azadirachtin
The active ingredient of neem oil against lice appears to be azadirachtin, an organic tetranortriterpenoid molecule similar to an insect molting hormone, which disrupts the insect life cycle 1.
2. Noun, singular or mass
While the mechanism appears to be through the action of the azadirachtin, there are other theories as well.
Salannin and azadirachtin repel insects.