Insect Repellents

 

Insect repellents are important tools for the prevention of insect-borne illnesses, as well as preventing painful insect bites, which can be additionally concerning if you're at risk for lymphedema.  But did you know that the active ingredient in many insect repellents is actually a pesticide, and that other ingredients in those products enhance its absorption?  Herbal insect repellents offer a much safer alternative!