How Do You Make Natural Insect Repellant?
• Cover any open flesh with light clothing. This will protect mainly against swarming insects. However, black flies and mosquitoes are attracted to heat and movement. That means most of them will ironically be buzzing around the open areas of the face. This is problematic because darting warm eyes are usually the first target of the small nuisances. Also, ticks easily walk into the folds of clothing and can bore into your flesh at their leisure. • Cover every inch of flesh with a thin layer of wet blue clay or mud. This layer solidifies into a thin sheet of concrete that will undoubtedly keep you from being bitten. This method even works against most ticks. The only problem is psychological. You will still be buzzed incessantly but most insects will not be able to bite through this layer. • Find native airborne flame retardant poisons. Black Jack can often be collected around an in shrubs to burn as an insect killer and repellent. Make blacker bait. This is more of a vengeance method e