Asked in Cockroaches
Can lemongrass use as a cockroach insect repelant?
Lemon is a natural repellent for cockroaches, however lemon grass is not. You can try using garlic cloves, and catnip as a repellent as well. ...
Asked in Mosquitoes
How do you make a mosquito coil using lemon grass?
Lemon grass can be used as an effective mosquito repellent. The liquid inside can be extracted an put into a coil to use as a repellent. ...
Asked in Garden Insects
Is lemon grass an effective insect repellent?
Yes, it is the oil (cymbopogon flexuosus) found within the plant that acts as an insect repellent, and insecticide. It is certainly not effective in all situations and I would suggest that you refer to the EPA's chemical database for more information. It is obviously recognized by them as such; the EPA code for Lemongrass Oil is 040502. It is a tropical grass native to southern India, and Sri Lanka. It's scientific name is Cymbopogon Citratus. ...
Asked in Mosquitoes
What can I use for a natural mosquito repellent?
One of the most effective natural mosquito repellents available is Repel Lemon Eucalyptus. A repellent called Bite Blocker has also been proven to be an effective natural mosquito repellent. It's easy to make your own natural mosquito repellent, by mixing 10-25 drops of essential oils (cinnamon, lemon eucalyptus) with 2 tablespoons of alcohol. 2 tablespoons of a carrier oil or alcohol ...
How do you make a mosquito repellent out of guava leaves?
You have to boil the guava leaves to make mosquito repellent. Add lemon grass to the water with the guava leaves. Cool mixture and apply to skin to repel bugs. ...
Asked in Lawn Care
How do you distill lemon grass?
Most vegetation can be distiled by boiling it for a period of time in some thing like grain alcohol Boiling anything in alcohol however would best be done in an inert atmosphere over a spark proof hot plate. at a certain point the lemon grass will look like straw and verything that was in it will be mixed into the grain alcohol. distill the alcohol and you will be left with whatever was in the lemon grass, ...
Asked in Herbs Spices and Seasonings
How much dried lemon grass do you need in a recipe that calls for fresh lemon grass?
You would need about a quarter of dried lemon grass by weight compared to fresh lemon grass. The problem is that dried lemon grass tends to be woody, and cannot be added whole to a recipe as you would with fresh lemon grass. The only way to get decent results is to make an extract (a very strong tea) with the dried lemon grass and use as seasoning just before serving. ...
Asked in Scientific Method
Hypothesis of lemon grass as insect repellant?
lemon is fruits that can it people or human.. but the lemon can be product example of insect repellent but it cant do anything just follow the steps of scientific method first: the problem ??? this is the problem: how do an experiment insect repellent? second: the research of insect repellant... example:your research is how can make the experiment of insect repellant .. this the research for me!!!!! third: the hyphothesis of the experiment. and in the hypothesis we have control variable ( CV...