The CDC confirmed
that lemon eucalyptus oil can be as effective as DEET in repelling mosquitoes. In
two recent scientific publications, when oil of lemon eucalyptus was tested
against mosquitoes found in the US it provided protection similar to repellents
with low concentrations of DEET.
This Bug Spray is used to repel Green Head Flies, Mosquitoes, Gnats, Black Flies, Ants, Ticks and Fleas. Will repel bugs for up to 3 hours or more. Great to use on your boat, back yard, deck, at the beach, park, hiking, or walking - everywhere.
It is safe for your pets and you may even notice a shinier coat.
Here is a customer product review posted on facebook:
"Just wanted to let you know that we are loving your natural bug spray.
We use on our dog and haven't found a tick on her since we started
using it. The spray also keeps her coat super clean. She is a white
shepherd and your spray keeps her white coat bright...an added plus!
Thank you! " SM- Brigantine
Cider & White Vinegar, Distilled
Water, Eucalyptus citriodora (Lemon-Eucalyptus), Mentha piperita (Peppermint),
Melaleuca alternifolia (Tea Tree), Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary). Eugenia caryophyllata (Clove), Cymbopogon flexuosus (Lemongrass), Cinnamomum cassia (Cinnamon).
2 oz filled sample size spray bottle
64 oz Refill Container WITH Empty 14 oz Spray Bottle
64 oz Refill Container NO Spray Bottle
Remarle Natural Skin Care has
created three different products for prevention against Mosquitoes and/or the
Sun’s damaging UV rays. Click on the
links below to read more about the science behind the ingredients.
1. Bug Spray Liquid http://remarlellc.com/products?keywords=bug+spray
2. Shea Butter Bug Repellent http://remarlellc.com/products?keywords=bug+repellent
3. Shea Butter Bug Repellent and SPF
25 SunBlock http://remarlellc.com/products?keywords=bug+repellent
4. Bug Repellent Roll On http://remarlellc.com/products/bug-repellent-roll-on
About Zika virus
Updated 15 April 2016 http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/zika/en/
- Zika virus disease is caused by a virus transmitted
primarily by Aedes mosquitoes.
- People with Zika virus disease can have symptoms that
can include mild fever, skin rash, conjunctivitis, muscle and joint pain,
malaise or headache. These symptoms normally last for 2-7 days.
- There is no specific treatment or vaccine currently
- The best form of prevention is protection against
- The virus is known to circulate in Africa, the
Americas, Asia and the Pacific.
Zika virus is an emerging
mosquito-borne virus that was first identified in Uganda in 1947 in rhesus
monkeys through a monitoring network of sylvatic yellow fever. It was
subsequently identified in humans in 1952 in Uganda and the United Republic of
Tanzania. Outbreaks of Zika virus disease have been recorded in Africa, the
Americas, Asia and the Pacific.
- Genre: Flavivirus
- Vector: Aedes mosquitoes (which usually bite
during the day with peaks during early and late afternoon/evening hours)
- Reservoir: Unknown
Why use natural bug spray?
It is nice knowing exactly what you are
putting on your skin. Natural bug sprays and insect repellents are the
preferred option if you want to minimize the amount of chemicals you and your
family are exposed to. There is an array of essential oils available that have
innate mosquito, flea, tick, and fly repelling properties.
What is the science behind the ingredients?
I put together ingredients that not only repel those nasty
bugs, but also has a pleasant smell.
Studies have shown that Peppermint
Essential Oil can disrupt the Larval Cycle. Peppermint works like larvicidal,
an insecticide that kills larval pests.
Eucalyptus which work best against fleas and mosquitoes.
Lemon which work best against ticks, fleas and mosquitoes.
Cinnamon, Clove and Rosemary Oil are known to work the best against mosquitoes.
Lemongrass helps repel Mosquitoes, Ticks, and Fleas.
Apple Cider Vinegar, Tea Tree and White Vinegar for Green Flies, Horse Flies, and Black Flies.