1. azadirachtin

noun. insecticide.


  • neem seed

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Sentences with azadirachtin

1. Adverb
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.

3. Adjective
Salannin and azadirachtin repel insects.