Put these natural bug repellents to work

The next time you’re outdoors, you should consider using a natural bug repellent.B Although regular repellents are effective, they pose more health threats than repellents made from natural oils.B One common chemical found in many insect repellents is DEET.B Unfortunately a large percentage of DEET is absorbed in your blood stream and can cause nausea and rashes, and even death.

Natural bug repellents can be made from essential plant oils. Insect repellent made from natural oils are effective because the aroma that theyB emit is pleasant to humans (therefore acceptable to wear) and deterrent to insects.

The video below gives some great tips on creating your own homemade bug repellent.

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