Safer crop protection through botanical pesticides: Nature is a full of biodiversity and huge plant bioderversity present in India. There is tremendous scope to utilize naturally occuring phytochemicals as crop protectants. Eupatorium sp. is growing widely throughout India and other parts of the world. It is considered as one of the richest source of bioactive compounds like cadinenes, monoterpenes, sesquiterepenes, sterols,glucosides etc. This plant has immense potential to be used as pest control agent for controlling agriculturally important pests.