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Table 8 LC 50 , LC 99 and diagnostic concentration for all essential oils tested

From: Chemical composition and insecticidal activity of plant essential oils from Benin against Anopheles gambiae (Giles)

Essential oils LC50a LC99a Diagnostic concentration Diagnostic concentration Diagnostic concentration
% % % mg/ml mg/cm2
Cymbopogon citratus 0.237 0.386 0.77 7.7 0.085
Cymbopogon giganteus 1.600 3.682 7.36 73.6 0.82
Cymbopogon schoenanthus 1.570 2.739 5.48 54.8 0.60
Eucalyptus citriodora 0.900 1.685 3.37 33.7 0.37
Eucalyptus tereticornis 0.148 1.401 2.80 28.0 0.31
Cochlospermum tinctorium 1.16 5.781 11.56 115.6 1.28
Cochlospermum planchonii 2.314 7.608 15.22 152.2 1.69
Securidaca longepedunculata 2.489 4.919 9.84 98.4 1.09
Chenopodium ambrosioides 0.997 2.131 4.26 42.6 0.47
  1. LC50: lethal concentration for 50% mortality; LC99: lethal concentration for 99% mortality.
  2. aThe lethal doses (LC50 and LC95) values were expressed with 95% confidence limits.