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From Trees and Grapefruit Comes New Bug Repellent – WebMD

Just approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and known as nootkatone, the citrus-scented ingredient repels mosquitoes, ticks, bedbugs and fleas.

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MONDAY, Aug. 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Bugs beware: There’s a powerful new insect repellent in town.
Just approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and known as nootkatone, the citrus-scented ingredient repels mosquitoes, ticks, bedbugs and fleas.
In high concentrations, it can kill these pesky insects and slow the spread of the diseases they can carry, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which developed nootkatone. In addition, it may work against …

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