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Can you one recommend a mosquito repellent that works please.

Dam things keep biting my head and neck.
 

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The best that we've found is called Jungle Formula (or something like that).
 

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I'm afraid you won't have to worry much longer where you will get it.

Killer mosquito lurks in Britain
by BEEZY MARSH, Daily Mail

A voracious mosquito which carries a host of deadly diseases is feared to have entered Britain.

The Asian tiger mosquito, which can transmit up to 23 infections - including West Nile virus and dengue fever - is believed to have stowed away in used tyres being shipped from the Far East to this country for retreading.
 

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Can I get at a supermarket or will I need boots or similar?
Asked wife. Sorry, she can't remember. I suspect from a pharmacy but I would try large supermarkets first.

I can't check our current stock as it's all down in France!
 

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Certainly available in Boots. I would get one of those plug in ones, which evaporate some substances to kill the muzzles off. Works quite well.
 

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+1 for Jungle Formula.

Or you can use citronella based products - they work fairly well.
 

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In the garage I use spirals like that IMG_20170618_220531 (Large).jpg mosquitoes does not like the smell and simply die without any harm to humans.
 
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I need something I can use on me, that way I just might be able to do some grass cutting.
 

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I need something I can use on me
I see, that is what I thought you are looking for :-doh. TBH I hate mosquitoes as well, but seems that they like me :-lol
 

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If its a spray deterrent for use on the body/clothes make sure you get the highest DEET content lawfull one.

DEET - Wikipedia

I use the cactuz brand otc here in norway deet content 20%,,, highest legal deet content allowed.


Cactuz 20% Deet mot mygg/flått 100 ml | Vitusapotek

Cannot find the english version, but if interested use translation service of your choice.

Regards and a mossie free summer

English version

"" Cactuz 20% DEET is a spray for use on the skin.
It can be used in combination with Cactuz Clothing Treatment which provides a two-component protection - effective mosquito and tear protection. The drugs can be used individually as prophylactic (preventive), but the unique Cactuz two-component protection ensures the best effect. The combination of a fleece and mosquito repellent for use on skin and an insecticide for use on clothing follows international recommendations for protection both application; Skin and clothing at risk of insect-transmitted diseases and ailments. The combination is documented effective, also protects against dengue fever and malaria and other diseases transmitted by mosquitoes and ticks. Mosquito repellent containing DEET is safe to use when the instructions are followed. The cactus products contain no potentially allergenic odors or perfumes. ""
 
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I'm fairly sure the Jungle Formula has DEET but at what concentration I can't recall.
 
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Just been given half a bottle of this

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I will pop in to town and get some more, tomorrow. It's deet 50%
 

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Watch out for things drooping or even falling off.
 
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