Aromatherapy Candle Made of Lime Leaves (Citrus Hystrix) for Mosquito Repellent (Aedes Aegypti)
International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Entomology | Indonesia | Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018

Aromatherapy Candle Made of Lime Leaves (Citrus Hystrix) for Mosquito Repellent (Aedes Aegypti)

Ocky Dwi Suprobowati

Essential oils in lime leaves (Citurs hystrix) can reach levels between 2-3.5 % and can be used as a vegetable insecticide to break the chain of Dengue virus culture by aromatherapy candles. The purpose of this study to determine effectiveness of lime leaves extract (Citurs hystrix.) The method of this research is experimental with number of samples were 25 per treatment and replicated four times. The test material was placed in a nest that was exposed to aromatherapy wax smoke with lime leaves extract (Citurs hystrix) with concentrations of 70 %, 80 %, 90 % and 100 % for 1 hour then observed by observation presented in tabular form. According to the Pesticide Commission, the death of mosquitoes is considered effective if it has a killing power of 90 % -100 %. The results showed that the average kills power of lime leaf extract (Citurs hystrix) to Aedes aegypti mosquito equal to 92, 25 % at various concentration. The conclusion lime leaf extract is effective as killing power of mosquito.

Keywords: Aedes aegypti mosquito, extra lime leaves Citurs hystrix, repellant mosquito

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018

Pages: 474 - 476

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Ocky Dwi Suprobowati, "Aromatherapy Candle Made of Lime Leaves (Citrus Hystrix) for Mosquito Repellent (Aedes Aegypti)", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20183058, Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018, 474 - 476

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