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Simple Lemongrass Bug Repellent

It’s June and the bugs have arrived with the warm weather. Try using this tried and true plant-based ingredient to protect you and your family.

Conventional bug repellants like DEET are insecticides based on chemicals used in warfare, and have been linked to nervous system disorders as well as seizures. (EPA). When you use essential oils, what you’re using is the life force of the plant, which is very powerful.

Our skin is the largest organ of our body and absorbs much of what we apply, so using less toxic ingredients seems like a good choice.

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