Neem oil is basically the power food for all your plants! It repels hundreds of insects. The ones you might want to ban from your guest lists are thrips, mites, mealybugs, scale and aphids.
Neem is not a poison that kills instantly. Instead, for most insects, it will disrupt their hormones and reproductive cycle. Think of it as birth control for pests. You’ll prevent the next generation of bugs.
For other insects, it works as a repellent. In both cases, the insects don’t build resistance, so it will always work for you in the future. It is effective at all stages: egg, larvae, and adult.
Because it’s organic and biodegradable, neem doesn’t build up in the surrounding environment. This makes it safe for pets, livestock, birds, and fish.
Neem comes from the tree Azadirachta indica, where the oil is extracted from the seeds of the tree. It’s produced via a cold-press process that maintains all the active properties of neem.
Dilute it 1:100 with water, and spray on the leaves and soil. (Don’t spray on your leaves when they are in direct sunlight.)
The active components of neem oil start to degrade once mixed with water. Only mix what you can use directly, in the next 24hrs, for the most efficacy. The 100ml bottle is enough to mix 10L of leaf spray.