Antibacterial Surgical Face Mask

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Extraction of Essential oil from Peppermint (Mentha piperita) leaves For an Antibacterial Surgical Face Mask Ardo D. Gupit Researcher IV-OBB Ms. Luzviminda Dinglasan Research Adviser Division of City Schools Victorino Mapa High School San Miguel, Manila INTRODUCTION Background of the Study 58-69% of people in the United States get sick due to pollution (EPA, 2011). One of these diseases is called CO poisoning or Carbon Monoxide Poisoning (EPA, 2011). This disease is caused by fumes containing carbon monoxide that are emitted by vehicles (Department of Health and Human Services, 2006). It causes respiratory system failure that eventually leads to a painful death (Ernst and Zibrak, 2008). In addition to that, there is a large demand for the fabrics having medical properties that aid humans in their health (Jothi, 2009). To be more specific, fabrics needed should have antibacterial…show more content…
 A medicinal plant that has the ability to provide relief by sniffing the leaves.  One of the plants than are mostly used in foods and cosmetics. • Carbon monoxide (CO)  A colorless, odorless and tasteless gas.  Gases that are produced by burning any matter.  A dangerous chemical compound that targets our circulatory and respiratory system (Robinson and Soon, 2007). • Surgical face mask  A mask that is used most widely by doctors to avoid infection.  Can also be used by civilians to reduce the poisonous gases in our environment from entering our body. • Carbon monoxide Poisoning  Carbon monoxide intoxication continues to be one of the most common causes of morbidity due to poisoning (Ernst and Zibrak, 2008).  It may be intentional or accidental, and exposure may be lethal (Ernst and Zibrak, 2008).  It cannot be avoided, but we cannot feel it due to the low percentage of CO poisoning (Ernst and Zibrak, 2008). Related
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