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What's Wrong with Chemical-Based Insect Repellants?

Posted by Brett Dixon on

What's Wrong with Chemical-Based Insect Repellants?

People are usually prone to mosquito bites due to a combination of scent, light, heat, and humidity. If you’re a mosquito magnet, you’re probably tired of having itchy, bumpy skin.  Different species of mosquitoes, like the ones that carry malaria, prefer bacteria and sweat. Others are attracted to carbon dioxide and certain hand odors. Whichever species you encounter, you can protect yourself without having to use a chemical-based repellent. These products have the potential to cause health and environmental problems. If you’re doing things like playing golf, taking a hike, hanging out in your backyard, or taking a camping trip, our natural repellent...

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