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    • Cedarwood Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A.; Malakar-Kuenen, Raksha (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Cedarwood oil is a natural substance derived from the wood of cedar, juniper and cypress. It is used as an effective fungicide, molluscicide and insect repellent—often against mosquitoes and moths. All pesticidal oil ...
    • Cinnamon & Cinnamon Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Cinnamon and cinnamon oil are spices derived from tropical plants with a long and well-established use in food and fragrances. The main biologically active substances in cinnamon are cinnamaldehyde and eugenol, although ...
    • Citronella & Citronella Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A.; Malakar-Kuenen, Raksha (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Citronella oil is derived from two perennial grasses of the Cymbopongon species. As a pesticide, the essential oil is primarily used as a mosquito repellent, but also has other insecticidal, acaricidal and herbicidal ...
    • Cloves & Clove Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A.; Malakar-Kuenen, Raksha (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Clove oil is the essential oil of the clove plant, and may be derived from flower buds, leaves and stems. The principal biologically active component is eugenol. Clove oil may be used as an insecticide, fungicide or ...
    • Geranium Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Geranium oil is an essential oil primarily derived from Pelargonium graveolens, but may be extracted from other plants in the genera Geranium and Pelargonium. The oil is a mixture of various aromatics and esters. The primary ...
    • Lemongrass Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Lemongrass oil is derived from three different species: Cymbopogan flexuosus, C. citratus, and C. pendulus. Its uses as a pesticide active ingredient are primarily as an anti-fungal agent in post-harvest handling and as ...
    • Mint and Mint Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Mint and mint oils are a class of active ingredients derived from selected members of the plant genus Mentha. Primary sources include cornmint, peppermint, and spearmint. Active substances contained in the plants and ...
    • Peppermint & Peppermint Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A.; Malakar-Kuenen, Raksha (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Peppermint (Mentha piperita) is a culinary and medicinal herb that is widely cultivated and used in various cuisines. Its essential oil is the primary source of menthol. Other active substances found in peppermint and its ...
    • Rosemary & Rosemary Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Rosemary, a widely used culinary herb, and rosemary oil are derived from the evergreen shrub Rosmarinus officinalis. Most rosemary oil is produced by steam distillation of the flowering tops, and is primarily composed of ...
    • Thyme & Thyme Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Thyme is a commercially important herb cultivated in Mediterranean and temperate climates. The leaves, flowers, and oils extracted from the plant are widely used as food ingredients in a variety of cuisines, and therefore ...