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Table 2 Time lag repellency tests using a selection of active extracts from initial two minute trials

From: Evaluation of selected South African ethnomedicinal plants as mosquito repellents against the Anopheles arabiensis mosquito in a rodent model

Family Plant species Plant part Extraction Repellency%
     (minutes post application)
     60 120 180
Asteraceae Litogyne gariepina Roots DCM 75 52 57
Buddlejaceae Nuxia floribunda Leaves DCM/MeOH(1:1) 43 42 35
Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium opulifolium Roots Water 97 17 30
Lamiaceae Leucas martinicensis Leaves DCM 60 57 49
Malvaceae Sida cordifolia Whole Plant DCM/MeOH(1:1) 40 23 10
Negative control    Distilled water 10 20 20
Negative control    Acetone 17 20 33
Positive control    DEET 100 100 100