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DEET Plus Sunscreen is a Recipe for Disaster

DEET isn’t neat, not if you’re green, and not in sunscreen. DEET based products may be potentially harmful to the nervous system as well as to the environment. There is consideration as new studies out of Canada show that DEET, mixed with sunscreen, can actually increase the absorption of the man-made chemical into human skin. […]

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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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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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