First of all the researchers would like to thank to their Science teacher Ms. Aira T. Velasquez for teaching them and helping them to do this Investigatory Project also giving us knowledge for us to understand every problem that has made in our I.P. The researchers would like to thank also to their Parents for their undying support to their children and giving them strength to finish the project successfully. Also the researchers want to give their gratitude for all the people and friends who help them and cooperate with them in order to do this. Lastly the researchers would like to thank to God Almighty, for his bountiful spiritual guidance, blessings and love.
CHAPTER I : INTRODUCTION
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
What are the other ingredients in making insect repellant which has a main ingredients of lemongrass and ginger insecticide? What are the ingredients needed in making a lemongrass and ginger insect repellant? What is the procedures on how to make a lemongrass and ginger insect repellant? How would it be in demand in other people?
If this product sold in the market commercially what would be its price rate?
What will be the effect of this product in the insects?
What will be the outcome of this product to other people?
Lemongrass, Ginger and Water
First get Lemongrass and Ginger, Second get a pan and put a water on it and let it boil, Third put the Lemongrass and Ginger let it boil for about 15 minutes. After get the extract of the lemongrass and ginger and put it in a atomizer. Very in demand because of its natural ingredients.
It will sold for a cheap price because the ingredients is cheap. The insects will go away and they will be exterminate because of the strong smell. Surely it will be in demand because all ingredients used are natural and it cant cause harm
To be able to make a insect repellant out of Lemongrass and Ginger. In order to create natural mixture this can kill insects. Because it is natural, it cannot harm our environment unlike other insect killers which can also harm our environment. And to save money because this insecticide is very cheap you will not cost hundreds to be safe from insects.
SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
The researchers have made this organic insect killer out of lemongrass to create an environment friendly substance. Since our environment is at stake because of pollutions. One of these pollutions is on air. If you haven’t noticed our planet is deteriorating because of this. And one of the causes of air pollutions is the insecticides and pesticides which have chemicals that can affect the air. Serves as an eye opener for people to use natural insecticides that can help our environment and cost cheaper rather that using insect sprayer full of chemicals that can harm our environment and destroy mother earth. Promote awareness and resourcefulness for the good of everyone. It can be an inspiration for others to do this with other natural components and also to lessen garbage which people are worrying of nowadays.
SCOPE AND LIMITATION
Our product is insect repellant, its main ingredients are Lemongrass and Ginger which has a very strong smell. IN making this insect repellant we only use natural ingredients such as Lemongrass and Ginger because of its natural aroma that makes the insect away. We the researchers didn’t use any kind of chemical ingredients because we are promoting natural resources.
DEFINITION OF TERMS
For purpose of clarity, the folloing terms used in the study are hereby defined Lemongrass- is native in India and tropical Asia (Cympobogon citrarus) it can be a tea or food adding flavor. Ginger or ginger root- is the rhizome of the plants Zingiber officinale, consumed as a delicacy, medicine, or spice. ABSTRACT We the researcher conduct this study due to economic crisis nowadays. Its aim is to create a product of insect repellant which is cheaper and could give the same quality which the commercial one could give through lemon grass and ginger. Insect repellant are important tools for prevention of insect borne – diseases well as painful or uncomfortable insect bites. And one natural insect repellant is the lemon grass (Cympobogon Citratus). Determining the effectiveness of lemon grass as insect repellant is the main goal of the study.
Specifically, it intends to apply the Steam Distillation Technique in obtaining the natural elements and essential oil of lemon grass such as citral and citronella. Lemon grass is a native herb from temperate and warm regions such as India, is widely used in Asian cooking and is an ingredient in many Thai and Vietnamese foods. Lemon grass used in cooking has become popular in the Caribbean and in the United States for its aromatic citrus flavor with a trace of garlic. Lemmon grass is a member of species of grass that grows to as high as 1 meter with leaves of 1 to 1.5 centimeters in width that grows from a stalk of about 30 to 80 cm. long with bulbous lower end. The researchers used lemongrass and ginger to promote natural insect repellant but have a good quality and very cheap in this way we can lessen tha air pollution and also the garbage of the can of insect repellant. Lemongrass and Ginger as Mosquito Repellant
Our product is all organic and since it is safe to use and effective it is great replacement on those toxic insecticide. Lemongrass and Ginger are the main ingredients of our product. Ginger has oils in which can help kill insects and Lemongrass as well has a strong aroma that surely insect will go away. That’s why this project is much of use to you specially when it comes to gardening.