oa CSIR Science Scope - African indigenous knowledge and science yield mosquito repellent : ideas that empower

Volume 8, Issue 1
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Studies by CSIR researchers and traditional healers on indigenous plants with mosquito repellent properties in the mid-1990s led to the discovery of a novel mosquito repellent. The essential oil of the indigenous plant, , has more effective repellent properties than similar or comparable commercial products on the market.

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