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Fw: Mosquitoes

From a friend of a friend in Alaska, maybe bigger skeeters than Minnesota.
Some suggestions we've already seen, couple of different ones. I use skin so
soft on a damp washcloth. Keep it in a baggie in my pocket, so I can wipe on
more every hour or so. Not sure how that would work in fierce humidity, maybe
mixing it with alcohol would be better then.
----- Original Message -----
 It's about that time folks - so thought I'd send out this reminder!!!!

OK, mosquitos... prepare to be repelled!!!!!

Use Bounce Fabric Softener Sheets...Best thing ever used in Louisiana..just
wipe on & go...Great for Babies

Bob, a fisherman, takes one vitamin B-1 tablet a day April
through October . He said it works. He was right. Hasn't had a mosquito bite
in 33 years. Try it. Every one he has talked into trying it works on them.
Vitimin B-1( Thiamine Hydrochloride 100 mg.)

If you eat bananas, the mosquitos like you, - something about the banana oil
as your body processes it. Stop eating bananas for the summer and the
mosquitos will be much less interested.

This is going to floor you, but one of the best insect repellents someone
found (who is in the woods every day), is Vick's Vaporub.

Plant marigolds around the yard, the flowers give off a smell that bugs do not
like, so plant some in that garden also to help ward off bugs without using

"Tough guy" Marines who spend a great deal of time "camping out" say that the
very best mosquito repellant you can use is Avon Skin-So-Soft bath oil mixed
about half and half with alcohol.

One of the best natural insect repellants that I've discovered is made from
the clear real vanilla. This is the pure Vanilla that is sold in Mexico. It
works great for mosquitoes and ticks, don't know about other insects.

When all else fails--get a frog
Fight West Nile.....pass this along to all your friends in skeeter land!!!

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