Summer is when you enjoy the outdoors, which means mosquitoes are enjoying eating you alive. It's no wonder, then, that summer is also full of myths about how to keep those little bugs at bay. Myth number one? Light a citronella candle. A 2017 study showed that citronella — along with a whole bunch of other substances — does nothing to deter mosquitoes. Luckily, there are a few that really do.
What Does Work?
Citronella, Poison Potato Salad, And Other Summer Myths
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Curiosity StaffJuly 19, 2017
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