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Neem oil and dish washing liquid

Zone San Antonio, TX 78239 | Anonymous added on July 16, 2017 | Answered

I am reading that to make a neem oil spray I should use Neem oil, water, and dish washing liquid. It says an "eco-friendly" dish washing liquid. How can I tell if my dw liquid is eco-friendly? I have some non-concentrated Dawn that says it contains no phosphates and has bio-degradeable surfactants. Another bottle I have is concentrated and says it contains surfactants both anionic and ionic. Would either of these be okay or should I choose another type? Are there any brands that you recommend? Thank you!

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on July 17, 2017

Regular Dawn that does not contain any fragrance, bleach or oxygen cleaners can be used.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/homemade-soap-spray.htm

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