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Andiroba - Carapa guianensis)- Database file in the ...- A medicinal plant used as a repellent for insect research ,Andiroba is also still widely used as an insect repellent and for treating insect bites for both people and animals. The oil is commercially manufactured into anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-arthritic, and insect repellant soaps as well as turned into candles that are sold as natural insect repellents.Recent advances and review on use of botanicals from ...insect infestation for 6 months as the strong odour emitted from sweet flag acted as a repellant against all the storage pests.There is extensive research being carried to determine the efficacy and practical use of locally available plants for controlling insect pests. However most studies are based on



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The lemon grass plant or the oil extracted from it are used in cooking, aromatherapy, medicinal preparations, teas and cosmetics. It also has insecticidal properties and the extracted oil is used in insect repellents and insecticidal sprays. The same chemical compounds are found in all lemon grass varieties, but the amounts may differ.

Insect repellent activity of medicinal plant oils against ...

This study investigated insect bite protection and length of the protection with 30 repellents which were divided into 3 categories: plant oil, essential oil and essential oil with ethyl alcohol, tested against three mosquito species, Aedes aegypti, Anopheles minimus and Culex quinquefasciatus, under laboratory conditions. The plant oil group was comprised of Phlai (Zingiber cassumunar) and ...

Effectiveness of plant-based repellents against different ...

Dec 21, 2019·Plant-based repellents have been applied for generations in traditional practice as a personal protection approach against different species of Anopheles. Knowledge of traditional repellent plants is a significant resource for the development of new natural products as an alternative to chemical repellents. Many studies have reported evidence of repellant activities of plant extracts or ...

Effectiveness of plant-based repellents against different ...

Dec 21, 2019·Plant-based repellents have been applied for generations in traditional practice as a personal protection approach against different species of Anopheles. Knowledge of traditional repellent plants is a significant resource for the development of new natural products as an alternative to chemical repellents. Many studies have reported evidence of repellant activities of plant extracts or ...

The effectiveness of lemon grass as natural insect repellent

Aug 27, 2013·And lemon grass can use as natural insect repellent (Helmenstine, 2011). According to an article of new tech bio, lemon grass is a very popular and used for medicinal, food and insect repellent products. The lemon grass oils are used in cosmetics, soaps, perfumes, dyes and odorizes along with thousands of other products.

The Effectiveness of Botanical Extracts as Repellents ...

Traditionally, people used natural compounds to protect themselves against insect bites. Some plant species contain insecticidal and/or insect-repellent substances. A review by Sukumar (1991) highlighted the potential of plants for use in mosquito control, either as repellents, larvicides, or insecticides.

A review: Plants potentially used as mosquito repellents ...

Plants traditionally used as mosquito repellents and the implication for their use in vector control. Rungarun Tisgratog1, Unchalee Sanguanpong2, John P. Grieco3, Ratchadawan Ngoen-Kluan1 and ...

An Evidence-Based Review on Medicinal Plants Used as ...

An Evidence-Based Review on Medicinal Plants Used as Insecticide and Insect Repellent in Traditional Iranian Medicine Mina Cheraghi Niroumand , 1, 2 Mohammad Hosein Farzaei , 3 Elahe Karimpour Razkenari , 2 Gholamreza Amin , 1, 4 Mahnaz Khanavi , 1, 2, 4 Tahmineh Akbarzadeh , 2, 4, 5 and Mohammad Reza Shams-Ardekani 1, 2, 4, *

An Evidence-Based Review on Medicinal Plants Used as ...

In the present research, those plants which showed in-secticidal and insect repellent activity in the TIM (8-10) were reviewed individually, and evidence of their pos-sible efficacy in the literature was gathered. 2. Evidence Acquisition Several medicinal plants have been perceived to have insecticidal and insect repellent properties in TIM.

Lemongrass Oil as an Alternative Insect Repellent ...

Feb 03, 2015·The components of insect repellents are DEET, the most effective and long-lasting ingredient used to repel insects are Picaridin, (oil of lemon eucalyptus which is applicable in both lotion and spray insect repellents) and IR3535 (Aminopropionic Acid) which contains alcohol creates a fragrance to emit a pleasant and sweet smell of the repellent.

Repellent Plants Provide Affordable Natural Screening to ...

Oct 12, 2011·The focus of this research was to investigate an alternative means of household protection from mosquitoes using repellent plants. We selected a fast growing, densely foliated plant that is used locally to repel mosquitoes to test its potential as a physical and chemical barrier to prevent mosquito house entry.

Insect repellent activity of medicinal plant oils against ...

This study investigated insect bite protection and length of the protection with 30 repellents which were divided into 3 categories: plant oil, essential oil and essential oil with ethyl alcohol, tested against three mosquito species, Aedes aegypti, Anopheles minimus and Culex quinquefasciatus, under laboratory conditions. The plant oil group was comprised of Phlai (Zingiber cassumunar) and ...

Plants traditionally used as mosquito repellents and the ...

Numerous plants with insect repelling properties are native to the tropics where they are produced for a wide range of medicinal purposes. In Thailand, these native plant species have a history of use for personal protection against biting insects. From our investigation we identified 37 plant speci …

Ethnobotanical survey of plants used as repellents against ...

In a rural community of Cameroon, the plant species most commonly used as insect repellents were Saccharum officinarum and Ocimum basilicum . In Cegere Subcounty, northern Uganda, Anywar et al. [ 19 ] reported four plant species: Ocimum forsskaolii Benth, Manihot esculenta Crantz, Musa sp., and Gossypium hirsutum L. that are burnt in the house ...

Insecticidal and larvicidal activities of medicinal plant ...

Aug 06, 2010·In recent years, use of environment friendly and biodegradable natural insecticides of plant origin have received renewed attention as agents for vector control because they are rich in bioactive chemicals, active against a limited number of species including specific target insects, and biodegradable. The present study was carried out to evaluate the adulticidal, repellent, and larvicidal ...

Comparative repellency of 38 essential oils against ...

Jul 22, 2005·The mosquito repellent activity of 38 essential oils from plants at three concentrations was screened against the mosquito Aedes aegypti under laboratory conditions using human subjects. On a volunteer's forearm, 0.1 mL of oil was applied per 30 cm 2 of exposed skin.

16 Plants That Repel Unwanted Insects - Treehugger

Sep 09, 2020·One type of geranium, Pelargonium citrosum, is known as the Mosquito Repellent Plant. When in bloom, they have pretty flowers with a lemon-like fragrance that can help keep bugs at …

45 Proven Insect Repelling Plants With Insane Benefits ...

Oct 19, 2020·Numerous plants with insect repelling properties are native to the tropics where they are produced for a wide range of medicinal purposes. In Thailand, these native plant species have a …

63 Amazing Pest And Insect Repellent Plants You Should Know

Oct 18, 2019·The vinca or periwinkle is a plant with medicinal uses. Aside from that, deer and rabbits don’t like it. So it would make a nice border that will deter these pesky pests. 62. Wild Bergamot. Aside from the medicinal uses that this plant has, it can also be used as a mosquito repellent.

Medicinal plants used by traditional healers for the ...

Jan 15, 2015·Plant is powdered and used as an insect repellent against malaria: Zimbabwe (Kazembe and Chauruka, 2012) Plant active as insect repellent 100% for 1 h, 84% for 2 h, but fell rapidly to 46% by 2.5 h post application (Kazembe and Chauruka, 2012) Baccharoides adoensis (syn. Vernonia adoensis)

Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used as insects ...

No specific record about mosquito and/or insect repellent plants was obtained from the Kribi-Londji site. Diversity of medicinal plants and knowledge on mosquito repellent plants. A total of 16 plant species belonging to 15 genera and 14 families were reported to be commonly used as insect repellents in the targeted communities as shown in ...

Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used as insects ...

with mosquito repellent activity which could lead to the development of standardized bio-pesticides. So far, only a limited number of studies have been conducted in Cameroon on traditional use of medicinal plants to repel insects/mosquitoes [5]. The question is therefore to know if there is a consensus extent in indigenous use of plants from ...

Medicinal plants used by traditional healers for the ...

Jan 15, 2015·Plant is powdered and used as an insect repellent against malaria: Zimbabwe (Kazembe and Chauruka, 2012) Plant active as insect repellent 100% for 1 h, 84% for 2 h, but fell rapidly to 46% by 2.5 h post application (Kazembe and Chauruka, 2012) Baccharoides adoensis (syn. Vernonia adoensis)

10 Plants That Repel Bugs - Herbs, Shrubs, Flowers Insects ...

Jun 28, 2020·Many commercial bug repellents contain plant essential oils, and peppermint oil (which comes from peppermint plants) is one of the most promising when it comes to warding off mosquitoes, research ...