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pesty Flies and mosquito's

Does anyone have a natural rememdy to keep the fly's, mosquito's and bugs away?

We like to sit outside and sometimes eat lunch or dinner seeing that it is not to hot YET.. but the fly's are terrible.. and I cannot afford to buy all that store stuff that sometimes just doesn't work ugh... anything ???


Asked by Mommy2seven at 10:20 AM on Jun. 18, 2009 in Home & Garden

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  • Lemon eucalyptus oil offers natural and long-lasting protection from insect bites. Lemon eucalyptus can keep bugs away from you and your loved ones for up to 6 hours per application, which is much longer than other natural ingredients such as citronella oil.

    Use can dillute it with a lotion or sunscreen. It is a little greasy but not that bad.

    Always remember, might want to apply a small amount of lemon eucalyptus oil to your forearm as a test to determine whether you might have an allergic reaction.

    You can buy it off the web.
    potentially cause a reaction

    Answer by kath09 at 4:43 PM on Jun. 18, 2009

  • You can try dabbing tea tree oil around your ankles and wrists. It works for some, and esp. for those that don't want chemicals on their kids. :)

    Answer by lifeasinoit at 2:40 PM on Jun. 18, 2009