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Application and Assessment of Performance of Natural Mosquito Repellent on Fabric

Author(s):

Nidhi Dilip Bokade , L.D. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING; Prof. Ashwin Thakkar, L.D. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING; Prof. Dharmendra Bihola, L.D. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Keywords:

Natural Mosquito Repellent on Fabric, Eucalyptus Oil, Sodium Alginate

Abstract

With the increasing widespread vector- borne diseases like malaria, dengue etc., People generally use chemical repellents to protect themselves. However these chemical repellents are very harmful in nature leading to some serious ailments like allergic reactions, cardiovascular toxicities like seizures etc. Therefore there is an urgent need for the natural mosquito repellents. As textile has gone beyond clothing, clothes finished with natural mosquito repellents are a feasible solution. In this paper, Eucalyptus oil and sodium alginate were used as natural mosquito repellents to produce the natural mosquito repellent fabrics.

Other Details

Paper ID: IJSRDV6I20661
Published in: Volume : 6, Issue : 2
Publication Date: 01/05/2018
Page(s): 894-896

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