April 16, 2021
Health News

New tick and mosquito repellent will help protect humans and pets, CDC says – Fox News

Scientists have found a new way to repel and kill ticks and mosquitos using a natural ingredient found in grapefruit and cedar trees, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Nootkatone, the ingredient responsible for the smell and taste of grapefruit, and found in some perfumes, is able to repel and kill ticks, mosquitos and other biting pests, according to a CDC news release.
“Studies show that when nootkatone is formulated into insect repellents, they may protect f…

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