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I'll try it tomorrow ans let you know how it goes!!

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Aplfgcnys@aol.com
Sent: 7/11/2004 5:46:52 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net

> I think I suggested this a year or so ago and recieved a very negative 
> response, but 
> here goes again.  A teaspoon of pure vanilla extract in half a cup of water 
> used as a 
> spray will repel mosquitoes.  Or more simply, I just dab myself with the 
> straight stuff 
> around my eyes, ears,  back of the neck, etc.  Since I usually wear long 
> sleeves - I
> sunburn so badly if I don't - I don't have to worry about arms etc. It does 
> work, and 
> the smell is pleasant.  I am so allergic to most anything that comes in a 
> bottle or tube - 
> can't use most cosmetics at all - that I'm always looking for  natural 
> sources.
> Auralie
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