Mosquito & Tick Repellent Information

  • Caution: DEET Based Insect Repellents

    Every year, approximately one-third of the U.S. population uses mosquito repellants containing DEET to ward off mosquitoes and other pests. At present, DEET is used in more than 230 products with concentrations up to 100 percent. Duke University...

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  • This Summer, Just Say No to Bugs! Choosing a Natural Mosquito and Tick Repellent

    There is a growing body of evidence warning that DEET, the most often recommended and used mosquito repellents ingredient, can cause serious health problems. Furthermore,  applying DEET while using sun block, increases DEET absorption into the...

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  • Southern Slappin' Winner of the 2011 Buzz Away Extreme Video Contest

    Announcing the Winner.... Our latest 2011 Buzz Away Extreme Video Competition has been running this summer. A competition to make an amusing short video on the subject of BuzzAway, mosquitos and natural insect repellent, and the strange dances that you create when slapping those pesky bugs away.... And here...

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  • Natural Mosquito and Tick Repellent Tactics - A Summer Primer

    No one thinks mosquitoes are cute, and many search for advice on natural mosquito repellent tactics. Discover the basic facts on mosquitos and how you can minimise the irritation they cause to you. Follow these practical steps to manage your environment and make a wise choice of natural...

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  • Study Shows Buzz Away Extreme Repels Ticks for up to 3.5 Hours

    According to a new two part study, Buzz Away Extreme, a natural insect repellent from Quantum Health, successfully repelled ticks for up to 3 and a half hours. The repellent, made from soy bean oil and other natural plant oils, also repels mosquitoes for 4 to 8 hours. The two...

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  • Buzz Away Extreme Field Study: University of Guelph, Canada

    The purpose of this study was to assess, under field conditions, the efficacy of Buzz Away Extreme HOMS formula Mosquito Repellents (pump spray) to protect humans for up to 4 hours post-application against various mosquito species in...

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  • Insect and Mosquito Repellents Overview

    The use and safety of insect and mosquito repellents, and especially mosquito control, has become an important health concern. Buzz Away Extreme addresses those concerns. This article explains the 'Mosquito Basics', and highlights simple tips to control mosquitoes, and how to avoid being bitten.  Advice is also provided to help...

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  • Mosquito Apocalypse - Winner of the 2010 Buzz Away Extreme Video Contest

    In 2010 we held the BuzzAway Extreme Video Competition. A competition to make an amusing short video on the subject of BuzzAway, mosquitos and mosquito repellents. Take a look at this video - it is one of the top 10 winners from that competition. Here we find a 'survivor' hiding...

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