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extracting pyretins from Tajets sp. (cempasuchil, flor de muertos)  RSS feed

 
Camilo Vallejos
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Hi, I have plenty cempasuchil flowers left over from día de muertos (day of the death) and although I don´t need it now, I am curious about a way to extract insecticides from them. Any recepi?
 
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HOME PRODUCTION OF PYRETHRUM
 
Leila Rich
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Pyrethrum is a rather nasty neurotoxin which kills pretty indiscriminately.
It's still legal for organic growers to use it here, but it won't be for long...
 
maje culture
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Hi,

the flowers must be dried and then crushed and mixed with water.

 
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