If ‘prevention is the best cure for disease,’ then Bug Juice should be at the top of the list of anyone’s preventative medicine regimen. Bug Juice effectively prevents bites. But if already bitten previous to application, Bug Juice will help to kill infection and relieve itching associated with annoying and sometimes dangerous insect bites. Just spray a little extra on the affected area.
Bug Juice Insect Repellant confuses insects sense of direction, therefore they do not alight on the skin. Bug juice is also beneficial to skin, due to its essential oil content. Helps to heal from previous bites, and stimulates blood flow in the skin (sometimes departs a cooling feeling to the skin in the area of the bite). It can also help to prevent infection from malaria, dengue, etc. from previous recent bites, due to alcohol content, and the healing effects of the essential oils. The spray does not harm lungs or cause immune problems, unlike common chemical repellants containing DEET (N,N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide), which depletes immunities and causes cancer.
Eucalyptus leaf extract contains an abundance of beneficial tannins, flavonoids, sterols, carotenoids, saponins, triterpene alcohols, polysaccharides and many other important compounds. And these compounds show very useful and important properties such as anti bacterial, anti cancer, anti-microbial, anti-malarial, hepatoprotective effect, anti-oxidant, anti-allergic, anti-glycemic, anti-inflammatory, wound healing, analgesic and many more.
Lemon is cultivated mainly for its alkaloids. Citrus flavonoids have a large spectrum of biological activity including antibacterial, antifungal, anti-diabetic, anti-cancer and antiviral activities. Flavonoids can function as direct antioxidants and free radical scavengers, and can lessen enzymatic activities and inhibit cancer cell proliferation. In plants (and on human skin), they play a defensive role against invading pathogens, including bacteria, fungi, and viruses. The fresh scent of lemon and eucalyptus oils soothe and relieve headaches and migraines through aroma therapy. Direct skin application of Bug Juice is also useful for clearing acne, easing painful cold sores, herpes, and of course insect bites.
Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) is anti-parasitic, anti-malarial, and has also shown a remarkable ability to repel mosquitoes when compared to DEET (the most popular synthetic insect repellent which has been linked to serious adverse effects, especially in children). Virgin Coconut oil is undoubtedly the best skin care agent availalble. Its stability, antimicrobial properties, moisture retaining capacity makes it an ideal protective agent against cracking of the skin. The vitamin E in VCO (and in Lemon and Eucalyptus Oils) is the main benefit to skin healing of these oils. It is also very effective in curing and relieving bruises and small cuts. And Bug Juice can reduce inflammation due to rashes or contact with foreign substances. Sprayed onto affected area, reduces itch or pain within 60 seconds. These saturated fatty acids help to protect against many types of cancer, especially including skin cancers. These are the same fatty acids that are found in mothers milk.
Bug Juice was jungle tested in Indonesia and Cambodia with 100% effective results, when applied correctly. For People who applied it in Papua, Bali, and Java – in Indonesia, Bug Juice gave complete protection from biting for around 2 hours, depending on the amount of moisture on the skin. There have been no reports of dengue or malaria infections post application of Bug Juice. In fact, Bug Juice has been found to be equally effective compared to lower concentrations of DEET.
Bug Juice is also effective when applied to skin, for bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic infections.