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Bugs Away 8 oz. Lotion with Pump Cap
Bugs Away 8 oz. Lotion with Pump Cap Bugs Away 8oz Lotion. Confuse the insects! Smell like a plant! Works by disguising your natural scent with strong scented plant oils, confusing the bugs. Made with pure essential oils of lemongrass, eucalyptus, lemon eucalyptus, sweet basil, catnip, peppermint, neem, and cedarleaf. As with any natural product, test on a small area for sensitivity before using. All the ingredients are safe for use with children - but always test first to see if they are sensitive to any of the essential oils. An all natural alternative to chemical repellents. Works well on mosquitos and black flies. I have been making this lotion for over 10 years, and I can say with confidence because of your feedback that it really works! Re-apply after excersise or as often as needed to be sure your human scent is still disguised.

(Note* Using the lotion in conjunction with the soap works even better. In the warm shower the essential oil fragrances are absorbed into the pores of your skin.) Why Natural “Bugs Away” and not DEET? Deet is very effective at repelling insects and is long lasting—however it comes with some serious medical concerns. The Pesticide Information Project of Cooperative Extension Offices of Cornell University states that, "Everglades National Park employees having extensive DEET exposure were more likely to have insomnia, mood disturbances and impaired cognitive function than were lesser exposed co-workers". It has also been shown to cause seizures in young children. Quantum Health News reports: “DEET should be used with caution due to its possible damaging effects on brain cells. Studies have shown that DEET causes brain cell death and behavioral changes in rats after frequent and prolonged use. This exposure causes neurons to die in regions of the brain that control muscle movement, learning, memory, and concentration. Rats treated with an average human dose of DEET (40 mg/kg body weight) performed far worse when challenged with physical tasks requiring muscle control, strength and coordination. These findings are consistent with reported human symptoms following DEET's use by the military in the Persian Gulf War.” From the Duke University Medical Center News Office

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