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Insect Repellent

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Essential Oil Treatments for Insect Repellent

Insect repellents refer to substances mostly applied on the human skin, surfaces, clothing materials and other areas towards discouraging arthropods or insects from climbing or landing on the surface. The repellents aid in controlling and preventing an insect-borne disease outbreaks such as West Nile Fever, bubonic plague, dengue fever, lyme disease and malaria. The vector pest animals for such diseases include mosquitoes, flies, arachnid tick and fleas.

Essential oils contain very strong scents that keep them away once applied on the skin and most leave an aromatic benefit behind amidst other added benefits. They include: Basil Sweet, Bergamot, Virginia Cedarwood, Citronella, Clove Bud, Cypress, Eucalyptus Globulus, Eucalyptus Lemon, Lavender-High Altitude, Lemongrass, Melissa Lemon Balm, Patchouli and Rosemary (Morocco).

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