Heading out for a hike? Sending the kids to summer camp? Don’t know what bug repellent to use?
Environmental Working Group (EWG) knows that Americans are concerned about staying safe from bug-borne illnesses while still choosing the least toxic products. So they did the research for you.
Scientists at EWG reviewed the available safety and efficacy data of repellent chemicals in virtually every bug repellent for sale in the U.S. They highlighted four ingredients as their top picks. Click here to see the highlights of EWG’s brand new Guide to Bug Repellents and choose which bug repellent is right for you and your family.
Tests have found that these four registered and approved repellent chemicals offer a high level of protection from a variety of biting insects and ticks and have a good safety profile:
- Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus and its synthetic derivative, PMD
Much more information and lists of brand names of the safest products are available on the EWG website.
To your Optimal Health and Vitality with Beautiful Smiles
Rev. Dr. Stephen A. Lawrence