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Mossie Bites - Preventions & Cures!!!

lincoln
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Mossie Bites - Preventions & Cures!!!

So here's one for you all, what method of mossie repellant do you use, and how sucessful is it?

Old housewives tales more than welcome!

The same goes for cures....

looking forward to seeing your responses,

Emma

160 days to Fihalhohi!!!

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1. Re: Mossie Bites - Preventions & Cures!!!

Prevent - eat garlic & use repellant if necessary. I've heard Avon SSS body lotion works. Apparantly it's the citronella in it....

Cure - Tiger Balm White.......

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2. Re: Mossie Bites - Preventions & Cures!!!

Boots roll on mozie repel ,,

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, own brand.Well known world wide make it self available ont tin ter net.,

Garlic tablets,ALL found to be good repelents.

As for cures Toothpaste always works for me.

Extremes --cut it and suck it.

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3. Re: Mossie Bites - Preventions & Cures!!!

Hi Emma

Bought a gadget from Boots before going to Thailand and it sucks the poison out of the bite, worked well. Prevetion - vitimin B and odourless garlic tablets not forgetting good old DEET

regards susie

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4. Re: Mossie Bites - Preventions & Cures!!!

Another one I've heard (seriously, I am NOT making this up) is the 'bounce' or similar little sheets you get that you put in with your tumble drier stuff to stop static. Rub it all over :-)

We tried the Avon SSS, seems you need to buy it on the net (ebay) I dont think its in the standard Avon catalogue, it works but its a bit 'greasy' and we went back to deet based stuff like Jungle.

Havent tried the tumble drier yet but lots of Yanks swear by it. Google it.

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5. Re: Mossie Bites - Preventions & Cures!!!

autan works for us.Dont wear smellies.use a plug in for the room ,leave after you have turned lights off and spray just after any rain.

cfc

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6. Re: Mossie Bites - Preventions & Cures!!!

cfc

Dont need plug in for room , just leave the A/C on.

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7. Re: Mossie Bites - Preventions & Cures!!!

Vit B & odourless garlic tablets 2 weeks before we go & whilst there, plus jungle repellent wipes if its been wet.

Anthisan cream if we do get bitten.

Sue

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8. Re: Mossie Bites - Preventions & Cures!!!

Thanks for your responses!!!

Heard one a while ago, that if you eat marmite the mossies don't bite!

Anyone else heard of this one?

Emma

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9. Re: Mossie Bites - Preventions & Cures!!!

Yes i have Emma.

different things work for different folks mate.

cfc

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10. Re: Mossie Bites - Preventions & Cures!!!

so, to be on the safe side,

vit B, garlic and marmite 2 weeks before and while we're there (should smell lovely!)

the deet repellant and bounce sheets while we're there!

I really hate the little bugs, but they like me too much!

Thanks again folks!