Cedar oil to knock down adult mosquitoes

Discussion in 'Organic Lawn Care' started by ICT Bill, Jul 20, 2009.

  1. ICT Bill

    ICT Bill LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,115

    I was reading an article this week of a lab study with cedar oil, they were getting knock down (eliminating) on adult mosquitoes at 0.44%, very small amounts of the stuff. We have it at 4% in our essential-1 I guess we are adding too much !!!!

    The lab is called "central institute of medicinal and aromatic plants" how would you like to work there. You would never have to buy one of those little pine trees and hang it from your rearview mirror
  2. phasthound

    phasthound LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,121

    Will it keep fleas off the teddy bear on my wife's dashboard?
  3. Daner

    Daner LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,307

    And all this time I was hanging those little green pine thingys In the trees:hammerhead:

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