Ajay Dhillon , Cam Appleby, Ryan Leffers. Cinnamon Cinnamon contains a similar compound to both garlic and mustard, called cinnamaldehyde . We feel however that cinnamon didn’t get the same results due to its lack of solubility in water. .
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CinnamonCinnamon contains a similar compound to both garlic and mustard, called cinnamaldehyde.We feel however that cinnamon didn’t get the same results due to its lack of solubility in water.
Mustard PowderMain irritating chemical is AllylIsothiocyanate.Of the 6 adults, 2 were identified as AporrectodeaRosea, and the remaining 4 couldn’t be identified accurately due to lack of sexual maturity.
Garlic PowderGarlic contains the irritating chemical allicin . Of the 5 adult worms, 2 were identified as AporrectodeaRosea, and three were not able to be precisely identified due to lack of sexual maturity.
Cayenne PepperThe active ingredient in cayenne is Capsaicin. Although it is very spicy is appears to have no irritant effect on the worms.
GingerGingercontains terpenoids such as geranyl acetate which are naturally irritant and are commonly used in citronella to act as insect repellents.