Author(s): Preeti Mishra, Jitendra Kumar, A Elphine Prabahar, Anurag Verma and Amit Kumar Verma
Abstract: The mosquito is one of humanity's most lethal enemies. One of the most effective interventions for lowering illness rates is protecting people from mosquito bites.. To ensure the continuation of many plant species, linalool also plays a crucial part in the intricate biology of pollination. In addition to being a precursor in the creation of vitamins A and E, linalool is a lead ingredient in the commercial manufacturing of a wide range of aroma compounds. These include geraniol, nerol, citral, and their derivatives. Linalool's use in environmentally friendly pest control is highlighted by the extensive research showing the molecule's repelling effects on a wide variety of crop-destroying insects. Most plants employ phytochemicals, which are found in their leaves, to ward against insect pests. This study efforts to produce herbal insect repellents that are both safe and effective. Insecticides derived from oranges have a long history. Most linalool has found uses in pest management. The essential oil has repelling properties. Limonene, a monoterpene that gives orange oil its distinctive odor and flavor and has repelling qualities. It can replace synthetic repellents because to its health benefits and minimal danger of negative effects. The purpose of this research is to examine whether or not phytochemical extracts (essential oil) from plants have any repelling properties.