Malunggay Leaves and Chili Fruit as Cockroach Killer

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“Malunggay Leaves (Moringa Oleifera) and Chili Fruit (Capsicum Frutescens) as Cockroach Killer”

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The Pesticide is a broad term that refers to any device, method, or chemicals that kill plants or animals that compete for humanity’s food supply or are otherwise undesirable. A pesticide chemical can rarely be used as originally manufactured. The pesticide must be diluted with water, oil, air or chemically inactive solids so that it can be handled by application equipment and spreads evenly over the area to be treated. It includes cockroach killer.

Malunggay called “Malunggay” in the Philippines, “Sajina” in the Indian Subcontinent, and “Moringa” in
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The final product is called a pesticide formulation and is ready to use either as packaged or diluted with water or other carriers.

Malunggay (Moringa Oleifera) is a popular plant known for nutritional value as well as an herbal medicine. Malunggay is a plant that grows in the tropical climates such as the Philippines, India and Africa. Malunggay is widely used as vegetable ingredient in cooking, as herbal medicine for some illness and other practical uses. Malunggay is a good source of pesticide because it contains rubefacient. It is an active component of malunggay leaves, a substance for external application that produces a redness of the skin by causing dilation of capillaries and increase blood circulation.

The chili pepper (also chile pepper or Chilli pepper, it is the fruit of plants from the genus Capsicum, members of the nightshade family, Solanaceae)Chili peppers originated in America. After the Columbian Exchange, many cultivars of chili pepper spread across the world, used in both food and medicine. The term Chili in most of the world refers exclusively to the smaller hot types of capsaicin. Chili is which is spelled differently in many regions Chili, chile, and Chili. Researchers used capsaicin from Chilies to kill the nerve cells in the pancreas of mice. Chili also contains hotness which can kill cockroaches.

Manufacturing pesticide involves at least three separate activities. The
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