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Several studies have found this natural bug repellent as effective as DEET in repelling mosquitoes. It may also work well against ticks. Oil of lemon eucalyptus may be poisonous if ingested in high
DEET is present in many commercial insect repellents and has mixed results when it comes to safety. The EPA weighed in on DEET in 1998 and again in 2014, saying "it does not present a health concern to the general population, including children."
DEET (N, N-diethyl-meta-toluamide) is a synthetic and active ingredient used as an insect repellent. It was originally developed in the 1940s by the US Army as a means of protecting soldiers when entering insect-infested areas.
DEET is designed for direct application to people's skin to repel insects. Rather than killing them, DEET works by making it hard for these biting bugs to smell us. After it was developed by the U.S. Army in 1946, DEET was registered for use by the general public in 1957.