-Cooking Oil-Atis leaves-Paraffin Wax
3.Using a knife, chop the leaves into smaller pieces.
4.Together with the chopped leaves, pour the oil into the pan and wait until it boils.
5.While waiting, chop the paraffin wax.
6.After the decoction boils, remove the leaves.
7.Pour the chopped paraffin wax into the mixture and allow it to boil for
about 3-4 minutes. After that, remove the pan from the flame and allow it to cool.
Prior to using the atis leaves, we soaked it in water to allow moisture to stay. It is important to pick leaves that are green and moist to allow for easy extraction of the extracts.
This product is marketed for all types of consumers, either rich or poor, and is strategically eyed for mothers who are looking for inexpensive but effective, safe, and organic for their children's use. We also recommend this product to our fellow nursing students since working in the medical field requires protection not only from deadly pathogens but also from dengue-carrying mosquitoes. We also like to express that this product is the first organic mosquito repellent in the locality. Application of the Technology: Atis Lotion Mosquito Repellent is a personal care products used in preventing mosquito bites which cause itchiness, inflammation and discomfort to individuals. Possible Areas of Technology Application: Atis Lotion is a practical alternative in preventing incidence of mosquito –borne diseases like dengue, malaria, and filariasis especially in areas where incidence is high
The medicinal use and benefits of atis have greatly influenced this study. Therefore, It proves not only its effectiveness but also its role in the local consumers giving an alternative option in choosing what's best for their health and for their money's worth, whether they go for what is organic or synthetic.
Atis (Anona squamosa) leaves as Mosquito Repellent