Mosquito Repellent: Discover All Options (What Actually Works)



Fortunately, there are nearly as many options for combating mosquitoes as there are types of mosquitoes. Well, maybe not that many… there are over 3,000 species of mosquitoes, after all.

Need some help figuring out what all the buzz is about? Read on to learn about the many options currently available to repel mosquitoes.


- Deet - Ir3535 - Nootkatone - Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus or Pmd - Picaridin - Pyrethrum/Permethrin - 2-Undecanone

Essential Oils to Keep Mosquitoes Away

– Cinnamon Oil: most effective at killing mosquito eggs – Citronella Oil: offers protection for up to 2 hours – Greek Catmint Oil: effective for 2-3 hours – Lavender Oil: also boasts analgesic, antifungal, and antiseptic properties that help soothe skin

Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

– Lavender – Marigolds – Lemongrass & citronella grass – Nasturtiums – Catnip – Rosemary

Topical Mosquito Repellents

- Lotions & Creams - Sprays - Sunscreen - Wipes

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