Clausena anisata and Dysphania ambrosioides essential oils: from ethno-medicine to modern uses as effective insecticides.

@article{Pavela2018ClausenaAA,
  title={Clausena anisata and Dysphania ambrosioides essential oils: from ethno-medicine to modern uses as effective insecticides.},
  author={Roman Pavela and Filippo Maggi and Giulio Lupidi and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Mbuntcha and Verlaine Woguem and Hilaire Macaire Womeni and Luciano Barboni and L{\'e}on Az{\'e}fack Tapondjou and Giovanni Benelli},
  journal={Environmental science and pollution research international},
  year={2018},
  volume={25 11},
  pages={10493-10503}
}
Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants (Amaranthaceae) and Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth. (Rutaceae) are two aromatic species traditionally used in Cameroon to repel and kill insects. The present work was carried out to substantiate this traditional use and to evaluate the possible incorporation in commercial botanical insecticides of their essential oils (EOs). The EOs were distilled from leaves of C. anisata and aerial parts of D. ambrosioides and analyzed by gas… CONTINUE READING