Cedar as Mosquito Repellent

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Does cedar act as a mosquito repellent?

Cedar as Mosquito Repellent

There are a number of natural products that will effectively repel mosquitoes. Be aware, however, that although they have the ability to perform, the success rates tend to rely highly on constant maintenance.

These natural, mosquito prevention methods are oils (such as citronella oil, castor oil, rosemary oil, lemongrass oil, cedar oil, peppermint oil, clove oil, geranium oil, and cedar oil). They require frequent reapplication (at least every 2 hours.) They should also be applied in higher concentrations than DEET. These oils also tend to vary in effectiveness as the results depend on the individuals using them. In other words, these products aren't consistently effective and require a lot more work to maintain.



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