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Essential Oil Repellents- A short Review

  title={Essential Oil Repellents- A short Review},
  author={Geetha Rv and A. Roy},
  journal={International Journal of Drug Development and Research},
  • Geetha Rv, A. Roy
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Drug Development and Research
Mosquitoes are the most important of insects in terms of public health importance which transmit a number of diseases such as dengue, chikungunya, Japanese B encephalitis, filariasis and malaria, causing millions of deaths every year. Mosquito control and personal protection from mosquito bites are currently the most important measures to prevent these diseases. Essential oils from plants have been recognized as important natural resources of insecticides because some are selective, biodegrade… Expand
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