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Bug Off: 8 Natural Insect Repellants

Feel that burn followed by the oh-so-annoying itch?  Mosquitoes are about and they’re hungry for your blood.

If you happen to be a skeeter magnet, you can protect your body from becoming an all-you-can-eat bug buffet by using these eight natural insect repelling tips…

1. Wear Bug Repellent

You might sport cologne or eau de toilet to a picnic or barbecue so you don’t scare your friends away. However, you’re actually encouraging mosquitoes who are drawn to perfumed products. You don’t have to wear chemically laden bug repellants when natural ingredients—like eucalyptus, geraniol, lemon, or soybean oil—can effectively help discourage bug bites.

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