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How to Make Natural Mosquito Repellant
A lot of travelers are worried about contracting the Zika virus. As I’ve written before, I understand the concern. But if travel to affected areas is unavoidable, you’ll need to do everything you can to keep mosquitos away from you. If you don’t want to use strong chemicals like Deet on your body, here’s how to make your own natural mosquito repellant:

  • 30 drops of lemon ecalyptus oil
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 4 oz. witch hazel

 

Here’s more on why and how this works.

Related: What You Need to Know: Zika Virus and Travel Refunds.

 

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