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Mosquito Repellents: Myths About Vitamin B, Bananas, Alcohol ...

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May 5, 2010 ... Vitamin B: Can vitamin B tablets make you a less tasty treat to the biting menaces ? ... some people think the fruit attracts mosquitoes, others think it repels them. But "the predominant thinking is that bananas do make you more ...

What Attracts Mosquitoes and How to Repel Them - Mercola

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Aug 23, 2014 ... Not only do mosquitoes find some odors irresistible, but others have been .... Vitamin B1 produces a skin odor that female mosquitoes seem to ...

Vitamin B12 for Mosquitoes | LIVESTRONG.COM

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Aug 16, 2013 ... None of the B vitamins -- B-12 included -- will help prevent mosquito bites. ... Is There a Food That You Can Eat to Repel Mosquitoes? ... Although vitamin B-12 will not prevent mosquito bites, the supplement does treat B-12 ...

Vitamin B12 for mosquitos, how much? - Kuta Forum - TripAdvisor

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Aug 17, 2012 ... Answer 1 of 25: How much vitamin B12 do you take and what strength?

The Claim: Vitamin B Can Ward off Mosquitoes - The New York Times

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Aug 11, 2008 ... One pervasive claim is that taking vitamin B, or wearing patches and other products that are infused with it, can do the trick. Studies dating to ...

Will taking vitamin B stop mosquitoes biting you? - Health & Wellbeing

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Nov 14, 2007 ... The Vitamin B1 studies that say they don't help repel mosquitos are ..... I have found that B1 does not stop bites from mozzies and midgies, but ...

Bite me: why mosquitoes love some and leave others | ScienceNordic

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Jun 26, 2012 ... Vitamin B does not scare off mosquitoes. The experiment is one of several to squash one of the many myths concerning the unfortunate art of ...

Vitamin B1 for Bugs - Vitamins - LoveToKnow

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Includes: taking vitamin b1 for bugs, stuck on b1, food high in vitamin b1, an important note on ... How Does it Work? ... While there are conflicting reports within the scientific community regarding whether B1 actually repels insects, researchers ...

Can vitamin B12 prevent mosquito-transmitted diseases? - The Chart

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Jul 21, 2010 ... What I think you are asking is whether B12 can repel mosquitoes and thus ... for me because my digestive system does not absorb the vitamin.

Natural Mosquito Repellants - The People's Pharmacy

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May 17, 2012 ... Mosquitoes are more than a nuisance, they can carry disease. ... Another approach to repelling mosquitoes is to take 100 mg of vitamin B-1 (thiamine). ... mosquito. Personal body chemistry may also have something to do with ...

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Mosquito Magnets: Who/What Attracts Mosquitoes? - WebMD

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... more than others. Plus, tips on keeping mosquitoes at bay and the best mosquito repellents. ... So does the lactic acid from your sweat glands. And then ...

Vitamin B1 as a Mosquito Repellent | LIVESTRONG.COM

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May 18, 2015 ... Vitamin B1, also known as thiamine, is one such easy solution. ... asserts that systemic vitamin repellents, in general, do not work. Vitamin B1 delivered as a skin patch has also been tested and did not repel mosquitoes, ...

While sharing a room on holiday recently, my sister was plagued by ...

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The mosquitos are attracted to those that excrete vitamin B12. ... This is why I have always thought it might be to do with skin types - darker, more oily skin is ...