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Tip of the Day: Stop Bugging me…

May 12, 2010

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Did you know lavender is a natural mosquito repellent? Well, you do now.

Next time you are preparing for a barbeque, outdoor party, or camping trip, swap your usual scent for a drop of lavender on your pulse points to keep bugs at bay. No longer do you have to choose between being eaten alive or reeking of deet! Not that deet doesn’t smell just awesome…

Here are some other essential oils that function as all-natural insect repellents. Use them separately, or mix them to create a smell that works for you:
-Tea tree oil
-Peppermint oil
-Eucalyptus oil
-Lemongrass oil
-Citronella oil
-Clove oil
-Cedar oil

Hint: Try planting some lavender in windowsill gardens for added protection from buzzing, biting house guests!

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. Kelli permalink
    May 12, 2010 7:21 am

    Wow! learn something new everyday

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