Gliricidia Sepium is known as Madre de Cacao or Kakawate. Madre de Cacao is common here in the Philippines. This plant has a great benefits in treatment on the skin and also it is use for antimicrobial. This plant is a natural insect repellant. It is toxic to humans when it mixed with rice or maize ( also known as corn ) which is use as rat killer. The researchers choose this kind of plant is because it has a capability to kill parasitic mites which may help to the animals who are now experiencing skin disease like mange ( skin disease of a dog and cats ).
If this disease are continuing to be further this may transfer to humans that may experience skin disease which is called scabies. The group of researchers has a goal to determine if this plant can use as treatment for the dogs that are experiencing mange. B. Statement of the problem : This study generally aims to find out if kakawate leaves can be used as as parasitic mites killer in dogs and cats… More specifically, study aims to determine the following •How long it will take for the extract to take effect •Amount of extract more effective
C. Significance of the study: Among people dog is usually chosen as their own pet, because of its great skills and caring as an animal. Aside from knowing them as “ Man’s Best friend” they are also used to be the guards in our home. Dogs really need to avoid burglars and lessen the crime. Dogs can’t avoid from having a disease one of this is Mange. It may transfer to humans if this disease will continue to spread.
This study aim to help dogs from avoiding skin disease such as mange, with help of Madre de Cacao (Kakawate) it may give a solution. D. Scope and Limitation: The researcher will just focus on the study concerning the extract Madre de cacao as parasitic mites killer. The study only limits the effect of Madre de cacao as parasitic mites killer. This plant has no bad effects in the animals and humans. This plant is toxic when it mixed with rice and maize ( also known as corn)