Volume : 09, Issue : 07, July – 2022
14.A REVIEW ON HERBAL PLANTS FOR MOSQUITO REPELLENT ACTIVITY
Dr. Yelmate A.A.*, Dr. Satpute K.L., Ms. Polawar rutuja, Mr. Kande Suyog, Mr. Atharv Homkar
The mosquito is a common flying insect that is found around the world having about 3,500 species. Mosquitoes spread dengue, malaria, yellow fever, filarial and other diseases. Mosquito repellents play a key role in the prevention of mosquito bites. Different types of mosquito repellents such as synthetic compounds, herbs, and aromatic oils are used against mosquitoes. Chemical mosquito repellents have an extraordinary protection profile but are noxious as compared to plant-based mosquito repellents. Mainly DEET (N, N-Diethyl-3methyl benzamide) is the most widely used chemical mosquito repellent. DEET gives faster action but is hazardous. Instead of using DEET which is fully chemically based, one can utilize aromatic essential oils for keeping mosquitoes away. Aromatic essential oils provide health benefits. Essential oils obtained from lavender, basil, pine, peppermint, lemongrass, lemon, eucalyptus, thyme, tea tree, camphor, neem, etc, have mosquito repellent properties also promote health benefits. Natural repellents are found to be safe and better for the skin. Plant-based repellents are chemical-free and have many advantages over chemical-based repellents. Varieties of plant-based mosquito repellents are available in the market. As well as, one can easily prepare mosquito repellent formulations with the natural ingredients available at home. Ingredients like garlic, neem, cloves, camphor, cinnamon, bay leaves, and lavender are easily available at home and are utilized to prepare mosquito repellents that are safe and effective, and are chemical-free. The homemade formulations are found to be effective as well as promote a good safety profile.
Cite This Article:
Please cite this article in press Yelmate A.A et al, A Review On Herbal Plants For Mosquito Repellent Activity., Indo Am. J. P. Sci, 2022; 09(7).,
Number of Downloads : 10
1. S. D. Chavare et al /Int.J. MediPharm Res. 2015 pp 78-85. WWW.medipharmsai.com vol.101, No.02, pp78-85, 2015
2. Nikhil Prashant A, J. V. C. Sharma, SuryakanthNaule, Shyam Sunder K, and Sundeep Reddy Ch. Nikhil Prashant Akula, Dept. of Pharmaceutics, M.L.R. Institute of Pharmacy, Dundigal (V), Quthbullapur (M), R.R.Dist, Hyd-49
3. International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine & Public Health Ranasinghe MSN, College of Chemical Sciences, Institute of Chemistry Ceylon, Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka
4. Schreck C.E. Techniques for the evaluation of insect repellents: a critical review, Annu Rev Entomol. 1977:
5. Thomas – Connor I, Adetunde, I.1, 2 1WVS Tubman University, Harper, Maryland County, Liberia ARC Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (AJPS) Volume 2, Issue 2, 2016, PP 21-27 ISSN 2455-1538
6. Eliningaya, J.K, Franklin, M, Asanterabi, L., Aneth M. M, Jovin, K, Johnson, M., Michael, J.M., Charles, P.M., Filemoni, T., Emmanuel, F., Ester, E.L., Michael, A. M., Rajabu, M., Grace, C. and Emmanuel, A.T. (2008): “Ethnobotanical study of some of mosquito repellent plants in morth – eastern Tanzania” in the Malaria Journal of BioMed Central. Vol. 7 No 152, 1 – 9. DOI 1186/1475 – 2875 – 7 – 152.
7. Ismalia Husna, Endah Setyaningrum, Tundjung Tripeni Handayani , Yogi Kurnia , Endah Kinarya Palupi , Rofiqul Umam, Bibin Bintang Andriana, Young Scholar Symposium on Science Education and Environment 2019 OP Conf. Series: Journal of Physics: Conf. Series 1467 (2020) 012014
8. Ali Navayan, Eskandar Moghimipour, Mohammad Javad Khodayar, Babak Vazirianzadeh, Amir Siahpoosh, Masood Valizadeh, and Zahra Mansourzadeh,Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran Published online 2017 November 30
9. Ameen OM., George OC., Hamid AA., Muhammad NO., Lawal A., et al. Chemical Composition of Rhizome Essential Oil of Curcuma longa L. Growing in North Central Nigeria. World J Chem 2009; 4: 178-181.
10. Awasthi PK., Dixit SC. Chemical Compositions of Ocimum sanctum Shyama and 0cimum. J Essential Oil Bearing Plants 2007; 2: 292-296.
11. S. Singh, K. Mahour, S. Prakash Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, DayalBagh Educational Institute, Dayal Bagh Agra (U.P.)-282005, India. Division of Animal Health, Central Institute for Research on Goats, Makhdoom, P.O. Farah Mathura (U.P.)-281122, India Journal of Herbal Medicine and Toxicology 3 (1) 87-90 (2009) ISSN : 0973-4643
12. Danthu P., Duclos T., Fawbush F., Jahiel M., Ramanoelina P., et al. Bud, leaf and stem essential oil composition of clove (Syzygium aromaticum L.) from Indonesia, Madagascar and Zanzibar[online]. 1-25.
13. Sabira Begum, Saral, Anjum Ayub, Rajput M. Tariq, Bina S. Siddiqui1. HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan1, Mosquito Repellent Activity and Toxicity of Flower Buds (Cloves) of Syzygium aromaticum Linn. American Journal of Pharmacy & Health Research 2014
14. 1Nayan Ponkiya, 2Shreya Desai, Jemisha Mistry, Swetal Patel, Rajashekhar Ingalhalli C.G.Bhakta Institute of biotechnology, Maliba Campus, Bardoli Mahuva road, Tarsadi, Surat-394352,2018 IJRTI | Volume 3, Issue 11 | ISSN: 2456-3315
15. Development of Cost-effective Mosquito Repellent and Distribution Method by Extracting Patchouli Oil Woo-Taeg KWON, Lee-Seung KWON, Ho-Gil YOO, Woo-Sik LEE, Received: November 11, 2019 Revised: November 25, 2019 Accepted: December 05, 2019
16. Wannang N.N ,Department of Pharmacology University Of Jos Nigeria, Scientific Research Journal (SCIRJ), Volume III, Issue VI, June 2015 2 ISSN 2201-2796.