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Posted on September 7, 2017 by Human Nature

Stay Bite-Free, Choose DEET-Free Protection with Human Nature

Be protected from mosquito borne diseases without the risk

Instances of mosquito-borne diseases go up during the rainy season. But before you reach for your 'trusty' insect repellent, think twice. There could be harmful chemicals lurking in that bottle.

DEET You Know
Most synthetic insect repellents contain DEET (N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide). DEET is a pesticide developed by the US military as an insect repellent in the 1940s. It was later registered for public use in 1957. At least 10 to 30 percent of DEET concentration is needed to effectively repel mosquitoes for two to four hours.

Despite being a popular active in synthetic insect repellents, DEET poses health risks that may do more harm than good. High concentration of DEET is considered toxic and unsafe for use. DEET is also linked to skin irritation, neurotoxicity, and can pass through the placenta.

DEET’s effectiveness in repelling mosquitoes also diminishes after prolonged exposure. A study cited by the Smithsonian Magazine showed that aedes aegypti mosquitoes become immune to DEET three hours after its initial exposure to an insect repellent with 20 percent DEET concentrate.

Protection You Can Trust
Stay protected with Human Nature's Bug Shield line, made with nature’s best defense against mosquito borne diseases.

Bug Shield has a blend of citronella, soybean and eucalyptus oils to repel mosquitoes while moisturizing the skin. Citronella masks scents that attract mosquitoes, repelling them naturally.

If you’re a fan of lotions, Bug Shield DEET-Free Lotion (99.75, 50ml) comes in a non-sticky format. It is also certified by the Natural Products Association which upholds the strictest standards worldwide for natural products’ human safety, environmental responsibility and sustainability.  

Meanwhile, Bug Shield DEET-Free Oil (P99.75, 50ml; P169.75, 100ml) comes in an oil format. The oil formula makes it ideal to use on baby clothes to keep your baby safe from mosquitoes. It also comes in a G6PD friendly, soybean-free formulation (P169.75,100ml).  

This rainy season, stay away from mosquitoes and harmful chemicals. Remember to reapply Bug Shield every four hours for round the clock protection.

Build Homes With Every Bottle
Each Bug Shield purchase helps provide sustainable income for citronella farming communities in Bukidnon. Plus, all profits from this bestselling line helps build homes and funds community programs in Rajah Buayan, Maguindanao.

The complete line of Bug Shield is available in all Human Nature Branches. Find a Human Nature store via https://humanheartnature.com/buy/index.php/find-a-store. 


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