A wide variety of recipes for homemade bug repellent exist, with many including such similar ingredients as herbal oils, vinegar and alcohol. Homemade fly-repellent recipes are designed to be natural and not contain any ... More »

You can repel dogs and other pets from off-limits areas of your home and garden by making repellents from citrus, vinegar, ammonia or cayenne pepper. Each of these substances is completely pet-safe, repelling the pet thr... More »

There is no skin repellent that has been shown to be effective against bed bugs. In fact, bed bugs have been known to sit on top of insect repellents until they died. More »

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Insect repellent mulch works to keep insects away from plants and other structures through natural oils and chemicals contained in the mulch, or through other physical features. Though applied to help the plant retain mo... More »

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Deer fly repellent is a product used to protect humans and animals from deer fly bites. Two common repellents used by humans are Deet and Off. There are also permethrin-based repellents that are safe for use for both ani... More »

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To make natural mosquito repellent, combine appropriate essential oils with alcohol or carrier oil. The best essential oils for mosquito repellent are castor oil, citronella oil, lemon eucalyptus oil and cinnamon oil. Sa... More »

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Mixing essential oils and liquid Castile soap makes a powerful homemade repellent for mosquitoes and other insects. Many of the products available for sale in retail outlets incorporate DEET, a chemical that can be harmf... More »

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