30 May, 2024
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The Up-And-Coming Mosquito Repellent That May Be Able To Prevent Itchy Bites – Health Digest

The idea of using perfumes to prevent itchy bites from mosquitos isn’t necessarily a new one. Essential oils that contain citronella, geranium, and peppermint are just some of the more natural insect repellents out there (per Web MD).  You might also recall the TikTok hack that promoted the use of Victoria’s Secret Bombshell and Amber Romance perfumes to repel […]

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Unexpected Factors That Increase Your Chance Of Getting Bitten By A Mosquito – Health Digest

When you’re donating blood at your local blood bank, they love it when a type O comes in. It turns out mosquitoes like them, too. A 2019 study published in the American Journal of Entomology found that when given feeders of different blood types (A, B, AB, and O), the mosquitoes spent the most time […]

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Relieve Your Itchy Mosquito Bites With This Medicine Cabinet Essential – Health Digest

Many of the ingredients in Vicks VapoRub that help ease frustrating cold symptoms are the same ones that may offer itch relief from mosquito bites. In a 2020 study published in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, researchers conducted focus groups with women in Colombia regarding their knowledge and personal opinions about methods of protection against the mosquito-borne […]