Neem oil is a horticultural oil harvested from the seeds of the Azadirachta indica tree in India.
Neem oil toxicity
As with most other pesticides, neem oil has its drawbacks. Neem oil exposure may cause abortion or lead to infertility, and it may cause liver damage in children. Pesticides containing neem oil (Azadirachtin) are banned in the UK.
Using neem oil
Neem oil products are sold at varying concentrations, so it is important to follow package directions exactly. These safety precautions should be used any time pesticides are used:
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