Friday, March 9, 2012
A Small Discovery
We had a crazy, huge drought last year, and as a great benefit, the mosquitos were very minimal. We just had one of our rainest months on record in February and the little buggers are back with a vengeance!
You walk out and they are swarming! It's ridiculous. The kids are getting eaten alive! We are going through tubes of benadryl and cortizone 10.
But one thing I noticed a couple days ago that I had only had 1 bite. Wow! Then I remembered reading about how vitamin B can lower your attractiveness to mosquitos. I had started taking biotin supplements (a B vitamin) a couple months ago for my hair and nails. I take 5000 mcg a day. I think that must be the trick! I normally get eaten alive!
So take some biotin. Your hair and nails will be fabulous and the mosquitos won't find you as tempting. :)