The bites of mosquitos, chiggers, fleas, and other insects can cause redness, swelling, itching, and even systemic reactions. Herbs and herbal oils can help repel insects and prevent bites.
Treatment Plan for Insect repellant
Essential oils of herbal insect repellents can be diluted in a light fixed-oil base (apricot seed oil, etc.) and applied liberally. Eating fresh garlic is also reported to reduce the attraction and subsequent bites of insects (and vampires).
Herbal Remedies for Insect repellant
Related Insect repellant conditions
The information given here is designed to help you make informed choices about your health. The information is drawn from numerous sources—both traditional medicine practice, from the clinical experience of many herbalists currently practicing, and supported by decades of scientific research from the author. The research most consulted includes human clinical trials that help to determine the most effective and safe herbs for various needs, the best doses, and types of preparations.
The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.