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Now, Chemical-free way to battle mosquito menace

02 April 2012

KOCHI: The abundance of stagnant water in most areas of the state make it a very fertile breeding ground for mosquitoes, that seem to trouble us incessantly through the day. The most commonly used repellent to counter these buzzing attackers are the mosquito coils and electric vapourizers, which are actually more dangerous than they are helpful.

Recognizing the adverse effects of these mosquito repellents, Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow (CIMAP) a plants research laboratory under the Council for Science and Industrial Research (CSIR), in association with Strategi Labs has developed ‘Just Spray’, a room-freshener with a 100% composition of essential oils and herbal extracts and with absolutely zero chemicals…..

Read more: http://ibnlive.in.com/news/now-chemicalfree-way-to-battle-mosquito-menace/226072-60-122.html

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Written by csirindia

February 2, 2012 at 10:29 am

Posted in CIMAP

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