For the longest time now, people have been warned against using DEET as an insect repellent. It is a neurotoxic substance which can cause severe damage to your nervous system – especially if combined with other pesticide and chemical exposures. This is a potent chemical that has actually been found to kill people in high enough doses. There are natural, safe insect repellent alternatives available.
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- Patrick Blair
Patrick is a Christ follower, the father of a special needs daughter with a brilliant personality and two musically talented sons, the husband of a beautiful and incredibly wonderful woman, an avid cook and gardener, a craftsman, and a hopeful homesteader with a passion for researching. He and his wife live as frugally as possible and try daily to live as God intends them to live. "I don't know everything there is to know about the topics on my website," he says, "but I do love discovering new things and sharing that information with my readers." Visit Patrick @ SurvivalAtHome.com
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