Study reveals coconut oil is a better insect repellent compared to DEET, a harmful chemical ingredient

(Natural News) A recent U.S. Department of Agriculture study revealed that compounds in coconut oil could ward off insects better than DEET, the main ingredient in insect repellent products. In the study, which was published in the journal Scientific Reports, scientists from the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service identified coconut oil fatty acids which showed significant repellent properties, especially against disease…

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