Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Natural ways to repel mosquitoes, without the use of strong toxic chemicals

For centuries, indigenous groups have used plant-based methods of deterring mosquitoes. The Māori used manuka, Indians used neem leaves and Chinese traditional medicine espouses the use of lemon eucalyptus. All these plants have naturally-occurring chemicals to discourage insects from eating or living in them, so it makes sense that this affect could be harnessed to repel insects. But do they actually work? Read more:

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