A safe mosquito repellant is 2 ounces of water and 2 ounces of pure vanilla extract. Put in a spray bottle. They "hate" the smell. Make sure you use pure vanilla extract and not imitation vanilla extract.
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Use equal amounts of pure vanilla and water in a squirt bottle. Works great for children too!
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Does anyone know of a mosquito repellent that consists of beer, Listerine and Epsom salt?
By maria from San Antonio, TX
louel53 has obviously never tried a home remedy, and he can pollute his body with harmful chemicals like Deet all he wants, but I use essential oils to repel ticks and mosquitos. Lemon euculyptus, lemongrass, and geranium in a carier oil works great. deet doesn't even work well. It has to cover every part of your skin. A mosquito will bite right next to skin covered in Deet!
Which are the best mosquito repellent wristbands in the market?
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By maddie from Warner Robins, GA
I have not seen any good comments about them as a whole. I have a misquito plant, get them every year.
This is a page about sulfur mosquito repellent. Sulfur powder from a pharmacy may deter mosquitos from biting.
Rather than use chemical based commercial insect repellent products try making your own natural ones. This is a page about natural mosquito repellent recipes.
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Has anyone tried the mosquito repellent you wear around your waist? The mosquitoes here are terrible and I'm tempted.
Recipe to keep away mosquitoes? Maybe plants or some kind of home remedy? Thanks for any information.
To make mosquito repellent mix 3 cups rubbing alcohol, 1 1/2 cups red cedar wood shavings, and 1/2 cup eucalyptus leaves.
Does anyone have any mosquito repellant recipes or ideas?