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Bug and Oils

                                          BUGS and OILS   After the long, cold winter, it's hard to believe Spring is here! Soon our days will be filled with sun, fun, and...BUGS! Don't let bugs ruin your ... Read More

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CDC Adopts Repellent Guidance for   Mosquito Season Americans have more options than ever to use in protecting themselves from mosquito bites. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new guidance about effective mosquito repellents available in the United States. The updated guidance includes addition of two active ingredients - picaridin and oil of lemon eucalyptus - which have ... Read More

TAGS     safe mosquito repellent,  DEET,  essential oils,  lemon of eucalyptus,  West Nile Virus,  picaridin,  EPA,  CDC
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NATURAL SUMMER BUG REPELLANTS WITH ESSENTIAL OILS Did you know that essential oils can be more effective than DEET products for repelling mosquitoes, biting flies and gnats?  A recent study showed a combo of lemon and eucalyptus oil had a protection period of up to 12 hours after application- much greater than DEET or picaridin!!!  A simple recipe is to add 3-5 drops of lemon oil and 3-5 drops of eucalyptus ... Read More

TAGS     essential oils,  bug repellants,  bug spray,  mosquitoes,  biting flies,  gnats,  lemon,  eucalyptus,  purification,  essential oil class,  lake Country Pediatrics
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