Assessment of the efficacy of quwenling as a mosquito repellent

  title={Assessment of the efficacy of quwenling as a mosquito repellent},
  author={D. A. Collins and J. Brady and C. Curtis},
  journal={Phytotherapy Research},
Quwenling is a mosquito repellent product made in China from lemon eucalyptus. It was tested in the laboratory against. Anopheles gambiae in comparison with two commercial products containing 20–22% deet. The numbers of mosquitoes coming to bite in 30 s with successive increments of dosage of each product applied to human skin or to a cotton sleeve were compared with the numbers of bites with untreated controls. The ED50, ED90 and ED100 values indicated that Quwenling was somewhat less potent… Expand
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