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Bug Spray Born On Sanibel In National Contest

By Jeff Lysiak, Island Sun – Sanibel Island, FL For nearly two years, the war against no-see-ums, mosquitoes, midges, black flies and other biting insects is now being won by human populations following the invention of No No-See-Um, an all-natural, skin-safe bug repellent created by a pair of Sanibel residents. But now, the popular and […]

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DEET INSECT REPELLENT DANGER: DEET insect repellent can cause serious side-effects

Why should you use a noseeum repellent that is natural? Because DEET is absorbed through the skin, it can cause serious damage to the nervous system and the immune system.  Thus it can significantly reduce immunity to various illnesses as well as cause nervousness, seizures and agitation – especially in children, seniors and people with […]

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Top 6 Mosquito Attractants

Mosquitoes have complex methods of detecting hosts and different types of mosquitoes react to different stimuli. Most mosquitoes are active at dawn and dusk, but there are also mosquitoes that seek hosts during the day. You can avoid being bitten by making sure you aren't attracting mosquitoes, using attractants to lure mosquitoes elsewhere, using a […]

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DEET Plus Sunscreen is a No-No

Little known fact: While the EPA says that using DEET is "safe" as long as you follow their long list of warnings, it should never be used with sunscreen. Recent studies using animal and human skin cells suggest the mixture might increase DEET absorption but also might make sunscreen not protect against UV rays as well. About 20 […]

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The Truth About DEET Mosquito Repellent

The Truth About DEET Mosquito Repellent

Great video. No No-See-Um is made out of the highest quality essential oils. Our proprietary blend  combats mosquitoes, noseeums, black flies, green heads an dmost biting insects. As Dev Khalsasays states, you may need to apply a natrual bug spray a little more often than DEET, but isn't that a small price to pay for […]

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DEET can be Dangerous

DEET is absorbed through the skin and passes into the blood stream the same way that the nicotine patch does. Knowing this, why would you willingly ingest a chemical that has effects on the central nervous system? When DEET is combined with permethrin, a common mosquito spray ingredient, it can lead to motor deficits and […]

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