ISSN: 7027-2221

Keywords : Pediculosis humanus

Study the effectiveness of the volatile oils of Pimipinlla anisum, Thymus vulgaris and Saliva officinalis an antidote Pediculosis humanus

Mohammed Jasim Jawad

karbala journal of pharmaceutical sciences, Volume 7, Issue 11, Pages 334-338

Most of the volatile oils found in medicinal plants have important biological activities like
antibacterial, antifungal and antiparasite. The main of this study is to investigate the killing
effect of the volatile oils found in Thymus vulgaris, Salvia officinalis and Pimipinilla anisum
on the some parasites and insects like Pediiculosis humanus that infect migrants lived in
Karbla city. The oils under investigation were used separately and in mixed formula.
Preparation of cream containing these three oils was also investigated. Control sample was
used to evaluate the results. The results showed a highly positive killing effect of both the oil
used separately and in the cream form. Statistical data revealed a significant differences for
treated samples of mixed oils and the cream form (100%) at 48 hr, while no significant
differences noticed with samples of both Pimipinilla anisum and Thymus vulgaris