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Re: MOSQUITOES


> > of my older herbals suggests diluting oil of pennyroyal with lard or
grease
> and rubbing it on;

Oh my!  Something larger just might bite you!
Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Zemuly@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, July 11, 2004 3:39 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] MOSQUITOES


> In a message dated 7/11/2004 3:19:59 PM Central Standard Time,
> kmrsy@comcast.net writes:
> now we just need the recipe
> A decoction of pennyroyal can be made by boiling 1 part plant with 20
parts
> water in a covered non-metal container for about 15 minutes.  Other
recipes I
> have use oil of pennyroyal, but I have never tried to extract the oil.
Anyway,
> just cool the solution and pour into a spray bottle.  On a lighter note,
one
> of my older herbals suggests diluting oil of pennyroyal with lard or
grease
> and rubbing it on; however, I would not advise doing that. <LOL>
>
> zem
>
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