Some children even exhibit an allergic response to bug bites. The swelling can get bad enough that parents need to administer benedryl to control the histamine response. A few ant bites have been known to nearly land some kids in the hospital!
With all these skin sensitivities, Deet and other chemicals can make a parent nervous, so we have explored alternative options. [easyazon-link asin=”B000GFY6TU” locale=”us”]Bite Blocker[/easyazon-link] primarily repels black flies and mosquitoes, but has also been reported to be effective with gnats too.
- Soybean Oil
- Purified Water
- Coconut Oil
- Geranium Oil
- Citric Acid
- Sodium Bicarbonate
It smells great and works like a charm! Definitely check it out.