Category Archives: Mosquito & Tick Repellent Information

Wha’ts good, what’s not, what’s old, what’s hot. Everything you ever wanted to know about mosquitoes and mosquito repellents.

Caution: DEET Based Insect Repellents

Every year, approximately one-third of the U.S. population uses mosquito repellants containing DEET to ward off mosquitoes and other pests. At present, DEET is used in more than 230 products with concentrations up to 100 percent. Duke University Medical Center … Continue reading

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Buzz Away Extreme Towelettes Get a New Look

Deet-free Buzz Away Extreme towelettes repel mosquitos and ticks for hours. Family friendly and made with natural plant oils, they are easy to apply. The larger 25 count size contains baby-wipe style towelettes and make it particularly easy to put … Continue reading

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This Summer, Just Say No to Bugs! Choosing a Natural Mosquito and Tick Repellent

There is a growing body of evidence warning that DEET, the most often recommended and used mosquito repellents ingredient, can cause serious health problems. Furthermore,  applying DEET while using sun block, increases DEET absorption into the blood by a factor of three. Read on to discover … Continue reading

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Southern Slappin’ Winner of the 2011 Buzz Away Extreme Video Contest

Announcing the Winner…. Our latest 2011 Buzz Away Extreme Video Competition has been running this summer. A competition to make an amusing short video on the subject of BuzzAway, mosquitos and natural insect repellent, and the strange dances that you … Continue reading

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Natural Mosquito and Tick Repellent Tactics – A Summer Primer

No one thinks mosquitoes are cute, and many search for advice on natural mosquito repellent tactics. Discover the basic facts on mosquitos and how you can minimise the irritation they cause to you. Follow these practical steps to manage your … Continue reading

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Study Shows Buzz Away Extreme Repels Ticks for up to 3.5 Hours

According to a new two part study, Buzz Away Extreme, a natural insect repellent from Quantum Health, successfully repelled ticks for up to 3 and a half hours. The repellent, made from soy bean oil and other natural plant oils, also … Continue reading

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Natural Insect Control

Camping, hiking, picnicking and other outdoor activities head up many people’s lists of favorite Spring and Summer pastimes. However, nothing can ruin an outdoor adventure faster than swarms of blood-thirsty mosquitoes or clouds of biting black flies. However, you can use … Continue reading

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Keep the Bugs from Bugging You

A picnic is spread out on the table. Cocktails are served. Then, with a buzz, the uninvited guests arrive. Biting mosquitoes, flies, ticks, gnats, and midges can ruin a picnic, a camping trip, or even a whole vacation. Worse, they can carry … Continue reading

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Buzz Away Extreme Field Study: University of Guelph, Canada

The purpose of this study was to assess, under field conditions, the efficacy of Buzz Away Extreme HOMS formula Mosquito Repellents (pump spray) to protect humans for up to 4 hours post-application against various mosquito species in southern Ontario. This … Continue reading

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Insect and Mosquito Repellents Overview

The use and safety of insect and mosquito repellents, and especially mosquito control, has become an important health concern. Buzz Away Extreme addresses those concerns. This article explains the ‘Mosquito Basics’, and highlights simple tips to control mosquitoes, and how … Continue reading

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