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Make homemade insect / mosquito repellent

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How will I make a mosquito repellent out of pomelo peelings and what are the properties of pomelo peelings that make mosquitoes hate it?

Our teacher told us to perform some basic research. My friend told me about this. I am hurrying because the deadline will be tomorrow.

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Pomelo peelings will indeed repel mosquitoes. While there haven't been any scientific studies about why pomelo peelings repel mosquitos, but plenty of anecdotal evidence is on the internet. To make the repellent, simply peel a pomelo and place the peelings around the item from which you'd like to repel mosquitoes; alternatively, if you want to repel mosquitoes from yourself, you can wipe the peelings on your arms, neck, and legs.

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Can I grind the pomelo peelings and spray it? I saw this on the internet?

Pomelo peels as Skin moisturizer or Insect Repellent in solid form or liquid form

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  1. 1
    Take a pomelo.
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    Peel it.
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    Clean the pulp off the peel, leaving only a thin layer of the green, orange, or yellow peel.
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    Now, you can cut the peel as large as it can be to fit into a spray bottle
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    You can cut it in smaller chunks but do not grind it, as the peel will most likely dehydrate in the process.
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    Put the cut peel into the spray bottle.
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    Add rubbing alcohol into the solution and let it brew for several hours or days
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    • Alternatively, add hot water instead.
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    Avoid spraying the repellent into the eyes or the mouth.
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How can I make mosquito repellent with the ingredient of sampaguita flower?

I have an investigatory project, so the topic assigned to me is making mosquito repellent out of sampaguita flower? how can I make it with a non-expensive ingredients and easy steps

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Hi, I am an 11th grade schooler here in Philippines. We have been assigned to have some research paper with regard to mosquito repellent using pomelo peel. Would you mind if I take a look of your article in order for me to gain knowledge about this. It would be much appreciated with your help?

What are the directions or process in making mosquito repellent using pomelo peel? What are the advantages and dis-advantages of making this said topic? Who discovered it first? Aside from mosquito repellent, what are other useful effects of pomelo peel?

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