Mosquito & Tick Repellent Information

  • Why you should choose a plant-based insect repellent

    When it comes to avoiding pesky insects like mosquitos and ticks, a plant-based insect repellent is becoming a popular choice over conventional DEET formulas. This article discusses the health concerns surrounding DEET bug sprays and why natural, DEET-free options are a wiser choice.

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  • Caution: DEET Based Insect Repellents

    Every year, approximately one-third of the U.S. population uses mosquito repellants containing DEET to ward off mosquitoes and other pests. At present, DEET is used in more than 230 products with concentrations up to 100 percent. Duke University...

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  • Mosquito and Insect Repellent Overview

    Mosquito - Insect Repellent - Buzz Away Insect repellent use and safety - especially mosquito control - has become an important health concern. Buzz Away addresses those concerns. The Basics: The mosquito is attracted...

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  • ABC's 20/20 Gives Buzz Away Highest Mark!

    In June 1999, ABC's top-rated news magazine 20/20 rated Quantum Health's Buzz Away the #1 most effective plant-based insect repellent. Sylvia Chase reported that Buzz Away, Avon Bug Guard, and Blocker were the repellents tested. The results were: 1) Volunteers thrust their arms into cages packed with 300...

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  • Buzz Away Provides Ultimate Mosquito Protection

    Protection For Extreme Rainforest Expeditions Rain Forests such as South America's Amazon jungle region are considered to be the most powerful and bio-actively diverse natural environments on the planet. And more and more, researchers are traveling to these areas to study plants that may provide better treatments for viruses,...

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  • Kid Safe, Non-DEET Buzz Away Insect Repellent

    What's Best For Your Family? Rated # 1 Plant-Based Insect Repellent In Independent Tests By Good Housekeeping Institute Report The National Parenting Center University of Guelph Kids love outdoor adventures and having a great summer is what it's all about. Camping, hiking, picnicking, canoeing,...

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  • Animal Studies on DEET's Brain Effects Warrant Caution

    Duke Pharmacologist Says Animal Studies on DEET's Brain Effects Warrant Further Testing and Caution in Human Use DURHAM, N.C. - A Duke University Medical Center pharmacologist is recommending caution when using the insecticide DEET, after his animal studies last year found the chemical causes diffuse brain cell death and...

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  • DEET vs Natural Repellents

    To DEET Or Not To DEET Compelling Issues Draw Consumer Attention By David Shaw Founder, Quantum Health When Dr. Marcus Laux's students - a group of doctors, pharmacists and researchers - arrived in the Amazon Rain Forest to study the roots of modern pharmacy, most had packed their...

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  • Field Assessment of Buzz Away Extreme

    University of Guelph, Dept. of Environmental Biology, Guelph, Ontario, Canada SUMMARY Buzz Away Extreme HOMS formula Spray Insect Repellent was tested outdoors against three mosquito species. It provided 99.3% protection after one hour, 91.6% protection at two hours and 89.2% protection at 3 hours. The performance is similar to...

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  • Laboratory Evaluation of Mosquito Repellents

    Aedes albopictus, Culex nigripalpus, and Ochlerotatus triseriatus* Donald R. Barnard1 and Rui-De Xue USDA-ARS, Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology SUMMARY Four synthetic mosquito repellents and eight plant-based repellents were tested against three species of mosquitoes. Buzz Away Extreme provided an average mean protection time against all three...

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