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Table 4 Protection time of Lemon grass and T. minuta essential oils in five concentrations ranging from 0.125 to 1.0 mg/ml against P. duboscqi, Neveu Lemaire

From: Repellent effects of the essential oils of Cymbopogon citratus and Tagetes minuta on the sandfly, Phlebotomus duboscqi

Essential oils Controls
Oil conc. (mg/ml) Protection time (min) Protection time (min)
  Lemon grass T. minuta DEET Tween 80
0.125 60 30 >180 <30
0.25 120 30   
0.5 120 60   
0.75 180 120   
1 180 150