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Re: Advice for a Minnesota trip-Cyndi,Andrea,Cathy

OK- I think trying the new repellants, maybe less repellant that fish oil. Although the fish oil likely gives one all the omega-3's that they need and I'm sure the cod-liver oil likely keeps one very "regular".


James R. Fisher wrote:

Theresa wrote:

Hey- did you hear that the CDC is recommending 2 new products for mosquito repellent. One is a chemical that starts with "p"- can''t recall the name, and the other is oil of lemon eucalyptus. So- you might want to check for these- they are supposed to work as well as DEET without the horrid smell and side effects.

I recently read of advice to those planning a trip into
Canada, where the blackflies and mosquitos are equally bad.
It was to ingest two capsules daily (and during the trip) of
fish oil or only slightly purified cod-liver oil. Apparently this
regime provides the skin with a slightly fishy aroma which is
repellent to mosquitos (and, one presumes, to one's loved ones...).
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