30 Bananas a Day!

I know this isn't the usual type of post for this group but I didn't know where else to post and seeing as this group has so many members I'm hoping one of you can help.

just moved to Kolkata India. Yesterday I discovered that there's been a serious outbreak of dengue fever here. If it were just me I'd probably take my chances, but I have a 3 year old, who is getting bitten regularly in school, and a 6 month old, who gets probably one bite a week when a mossie finds its way into our bedroom. I don't really want to take any chances with them.

Can anyone suggest a viable alternative to deet products? Personally I tried many essential oil combinations that didn't work but recently I had success with soya oil and geranium oil for my little boy, great but I managed to break the geranium oil bottle. My husband will bring back some more in a few weeks but until then we only have an essential oil blend from Thailand that isn't working. I have lavender and eucalyptus oils with me so I'll try those, but can anyone give me any other ideas?

Thanks

Views: 594

Replies to This Discussion

Unfortunately I don't have the money for a vacuum cleaner at the moment, but that's a great idea, will bear that in mind for the future.

Have you tried citronella oil?  That's a pretty powerful pest deterrent.  I use it when I go camping and it works well (I tend to attract mosquitoes within a 50 mile radius usually! LOL)

Oops former got to mention I can't get any other essential oils here... Tried it myself before to no avail but haven't tried it with my son. Would, if I could get some.

There is a great natural produce available here in Hawaii called Waikoloa Bob's Hawaiian Botanical Oil, it works great here and should do in India also.Website address is www.waikoloabob.com it has canola and sunflower oil, lemon grass, tea tree, citronella, and the active ingredient is essential oil of Nepeta Cataria.

See if they will send you a bottle, it goes a long way and is really good here. If they won't send you some let me know and I'll mail a bottle to you to try.

Thanks guys I'll check those out, very useful thank you!

Long term you just have to be as healthy and fit as possible, be light! Sleep under mozzie nets, be careful during dusk and dawn etc.. Long term repellants are not sustainable or practical, and having lived in the tropics most of my life in New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, you really just have to face up to the instabilities of this climate. I've had malaria around a dozen times so I know loads about mosquito parasites, the best solution is radiant light health, in body, mind and spirit.

Yep, thats the only way! Get your immunesystem strong!

Thanks that's really helpful, been thinking along those lines myself.

RSS

About

TheBananaGirl created this Ning Network.

30BaD Search

Latest Activity

ednshell replied to Fruitman's discussion Natural Hygiene, Organic Farming, Fasting... free eBooks
Sunday
Melissa Grace joined Marina's group
Saturday
Lucas mcclaren's photo was featured
Friday
OrganicMark posted a status
"Covid Lockdowns Killing 29 Times More People Than Covid? - with Dr. Ron Paul #awakening #peace #truth #love #light https://j.mp/2BGeQJ4"
Jul 8
luke left a comment for Mean Vegan Girl
Jul 5
luke and Mean Vegan Girl are now friends
Jul 5
Melissa Grace left a comment for Raisa
Jul 4
OrganicMark posted a status
"Covid911 INSURGENCY #evolution #awakening #peace #truth #love #light https://j.mp/2YKEZ1O"
Jul 1
OrganicMark posted a status
"!! DANGER !!Test Shows Oxygen Levels Drop into the DANGER ZONE FIVE SECONDS After Putting on a Mask. #truth #light https://j.mp/2ZeLBog"
Jun 29
Lucas mcclaren's photo was featured
Jun 29
Eunice Su-Ai joined Marina's group
Jun 28
TheBananaGirl replied to Raini Pachak's discussion Oh, hey.
Jun 25
Zeus Lopez Perez posted a discussion
Jun 25
OrganicMark posted a status
"Bayer Pays $10BN To Settle Thousands Of Monsanto Glyphosate Lawsuits #organic #fruits #vegetables #health #longevity https://j.mp/317rw5S"
Jun 23
Rus Talis replied to pradtf's discussion great site with nutritional research information
Jun 14
Rus Talis commented on ednshell's video
Jun 13

© 2020   Created by TheBananaGirl.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service