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Tick-Repellent Bracelets: Are They Really Effective and How Do They Work?

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Tick-Repellent Bracelets: Are They Really Effective and How Do They Work?

Did you know that certain natural oils are shown to repel ticks? In studies supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, many natural plant-derived ingredients were found to be effective tick repellents. Among those supported in the studies are peppermint, thyme, eucalyptus, rosemary, and lemongrass essential oils.1 Lavender is also generally regarded as a great repellent for many kinds of insects.2 Most of these same oils are in our mosquito-repelling Bug Bands. The powerful essential oil capsules in these bracelets are packed with lemongrass, lavender, eucalyptus, peppermint, silvery wormwood, and chamomile. Not only are they effective at repelling...

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Why Use Natural Bug Repellents?

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There are so many bug repellents on the market, and as summer draws near they seem to be conveniently placed on endcaps and in aisles wherever you go. It’s so easy to quickly grab a bottle and move on. But just because these familiar products are readily available doesn’t mean they are the right choice for you. Here are a few points to consider when deciding how to protect your family from pests this summer season. 1. DEET or No DEET? We’ve likely all heard of DEET. DEET (N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide) is a chemical compound most commonly used in conventional bug repellent...

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Ticks: How to Repel Them This Summer

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Ticks: How to Repel Them This Summer

Natural Ways to Prevent & Remove Ticks As pests, ticks are almost as notorious as mosquitoes. These tiny bugs are actually arachnids, not insects. In fact, depending on its stage in the life cycle, a tick may have 6 or 8 legs and resemble a spider if you look closely enough. Hopefully, you will never have to see one up close, but if you do, here are some tips to follow: Ticks are active year-round, as long as temperatures are above freezing, but they are most often found on humans during the summer months, the tick’s mating season. Ticks like...

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