The 10 Best Essential Oils for Natural Mosquito Control

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Few bugs can ruin a backyard barbecue or a swimming pool party faster than mosquitoes. Not only are these bloodsuckers annoying (as are their itchy bites), but they may carry diseases. You want to keep your family safe this spring and summer. That said, you’re not so sure about store-bought bug sprays. Why should you … Read more

What Attracts Mosquitoes to Humans? (But Not Everyone?)

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Nothing spoils a good night’s sleep or an evening of outdoor summer fun than an attack from a blood-sucking insect. There are over 3,000 species of mosquitoes found worldwide. Most of them are harmless to humans. Some of them can carry deadly diseases such as Zika Virus, West Nile Virus and Malaria. If you seem to get an … Read more

7 Warning Facts About the Zika Virus Rash

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Approximately 90% of individuals infected with zika report having the zika virus rash; it is the most widely-known symptom of the virus. As of June 28th, 5,359 symptomatic cases of Zika have been reported in the United States alone. In U.S. territories, an additional 36,598 symptomatic cases were reported.   How is it Contracted? The virus is … Read more

9 Effective Home Remedies for Mosquitoes

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As summer rolls in, so do pesky bugs — especially mosquitoes. Considering mosquitoes cause hundreds of thousands of deaths per year due to disease transmittance, eliminating them from your surroundings should be a priority. If you’re wanting a summer free from itchy mosquito bites, you should start preparing for it now. However, you may be … Read more