Author : A. Hassan, Thamir
journal of kerbala university,
2011, Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 15-20
Volatile oils of medicinal plants such as thyme(Thymus vulgare.L) , anise(Pimpinella anisum L) and sage(salvia officinalis) plant have anti microbial activity and used for treatment many diseases caused by different microorganisms.
The aim of this study is evaluation and investigation the effect of volatile oil of anise, sage, and thyme plant against Hyalomma ticks.
The treatments of this study were included six treatments are control (ivermectin), anise oil, salvia oil, thyme oil, mixture of volatile oil of these plant and cream which contain volatile oils of these plants.
The result were showed active effect of salvia oil, mixture oils and volatile oils cream, compared with control during all time of experiment, the highest value of main acricidal effect was obtained at volatile oils cream during (48) and (72) hours, after treatment or application, also the salvia oil and mixture volatile oils were gave highest value with significant differences from control during all experiment time.
The results showed no significant differences at anise and thyme oil and haven't effect activity against hyalomma during experiment.
The value or main acaricidal percentage at mixture and volatiles cream are during (72) hours after application are (100, 100) respectively.