Control of the ectoparasite of bovines Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, through the use of Clove essential oil (Syzygium aromaticum) and Neem oil (Azadirachta indica)
Matheus Diniz Gonçalves Coêlho, Laís Fernanda Marques Barbosa, Thainá Ferreira Franco, Kaio Sendretti de Almeida, Gokithi Akisue
Journal Title:Revista Agraria Academica / Agrarian Academic Journal
Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplusis the ectoparasite that most affects the cattle herds in the country, responsible for considerable economic losses, due to the harms that cause to the health of the animals. The objective of this work was to evaluate the essential oil of the Indian Cloveand the Neem oil for the in vitrocontrol of this ectoparasite. The concentrations of 0.5%, 1% and 2% of the oils were used. The essential oil of Clove of India demonstrated 100% effectiveness at 2% and 97.09% of ovariostatic activity. Neem oil, on the other hand, was not effective in mortality, but it demonstrated satisfactory results ovariostatic activity.