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Tansy as an insect repellent

Has anybody incorporated tansy into their toolbox of natural insecticides/repellents?
I can’t find any documents related to cannabis and tansy specifically and wonder if it may be helpful. I have a lot of it around my house and will test it this summer.

Here are a couple of links about tansy and potential uses…

http://www.offthegridnews.com/survival-gardening-2/tansy-and-its-many-uses/

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Predatory insects seem to like it. From observation the yellow flowers seem to be very attractive to lady bugs and wasps. A spray or tea sounds like it could be quite useful.

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I’ll be curious how your experiment goes @Taima. We’ve seen success with a blend of neem/seed, pine and other natural plant oils. Not only does it work great as an insecticide, fungicide and bactericide, but also brings out a nice pine finish during decarboxylation. Can be used as a foliar in veg, but also as a nutrient amendment, all the way through.
http://www.saferbrand.com/articles/benefits-uses-neem-oil-for-plants

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It says it repels ants. Does that include predatory ants like trapjaws?

The other question is how to remove it before consumption? Natural pesticides can still be really nasty if smoked.

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An article discussing tansy as a tick repellent. Thurjon appears to be the active ingredient which can be harmful if ingested.
But other sites indicate it as a beneficial component.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/18283947/

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I have a product called soluneem . its on my website. omri certified . botanically derived. great for preventative and curative without doing anything hard. its organic certified. I can send a sample if needed ?

www.royalknightagriculture.com

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As a rule of thumb I only spray any teas or foliar additives during the growth phase. Once flowers start developing you don’t want to be locking up any potential issues in the flowers.

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This is the same thujone that’s in wormwood and provides the alleged psychoactive properties for absinthe, no? I guess there’s a difference between drinking it and potentially smoking it though.

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