A preliminary study of the acaricidal activity of clove oil, Eugenia caryophyllus.

  title={A preliminary study of the acaricidal activity of clove oil, Eugenia caryophyllus.},
  author={V. Mahakittikun and N. Soonthornchareonnon and Sooporn Foongladda and J. J. Boitano and Teerapong Wangapai and Prapakorn Ninsanit},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of allergy and immunology},
  volume={32 1},
BACKGROUND The search for more eco-friendly acaricides has prompted testing of medicinal plants from botanical sources. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the eradication of house dust mites (HDM), Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, by direct contact using the essential clove oil (Eugenia caryophyllus). METHODS A pilot study was initiated to determine the killing power of clove oil. Synthetic fibers were immersed in 2% clove oil for 30 min, dried in a hot air oven at 60°C for 2 hrs after which 0.5 gm of… Expand
10 Citations
Empirical "integrated disease management" in Ferrara during the Italian plague (1629-1631).
  • 3
  • PDF
Novel notion for the innate and adaptive immune system and food allergy: what's breaking news?
  • A. Tungtrongchitr
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Asian Pacific journal of allergy and immunology
  • 2014
  • PDF


Acaricidal activities of some essential oils and their monoterpenoidal constituents against house dust mite, Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus (Acari: Pyroglyphidae)
  • 59
  • Highly Influential
[Acaricidal activity of clove bud oil against Dermatophagoides farinae (Acari: Pyroglyphidae)].
  • J. Li, Haiqiang Wu, Zhigang Liu
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Zhongguo ji sheng chong xue yu ji sheng chong bing za zhi = Chinese journal of parasitology & parasitic diseases
  • 2009
  • 5
Squamocin and benzyl benzoate, acaricidal components of Uvaria pauci-ovulata bark extracts.
  • 21
  • Highly Influential
Acaricidal activities of traditional Chinese medicine against the house dust mite, Dermatophagoides farinae.
  • 18
Acaricidal activity of clove bud oil compounds against Dermatophagoides farinae and Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus (Acari: Pyroglyphidae).
  • 100
  • Highly Influential
Herbicide effects of essential oils
  • 233
The effectiveness of benzyl benzoate and different chemicals as acaricides
  • 23