5 Reviews

Durring rainy season here in South Africa the mosquitos are horrible! I have been making this for the last 2 years and was going to post it myself. Good thing I checked. This really does work! All of the people in our church always ask if I brought it with me. There are so many testimonials that I could give that there isn't space to write them all! And I wouldn't recommend anyone using sweetened vanilla, especially for flies. I haven't tried this for flies, but we have a problem with them so I will try it out. BY THE WAY: I MIX MINE IN A SPRAY BOTTLE AND SPRAY IT ON. It will leave a brown spot on light colored clothing, but it has always washed out for me.

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Elaniemay March 29, 2010

doesn`t work but your skin smells good lol

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stovetop stephanie June 11, 2008

I think it's great and simple thanx for posting!

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BethHallKelley April 16, 2008

I just made this for my outdoor dog, who I just discovered COVERED in flies. It hasn't seemed to work one bit, although I didn't have pure extract, and the sweeteners in what I had may have overridden the effects of the vanilla itself. :(

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Ripley~Rules November 17, 2006

My family has actually made this and it does seem to work. I have found though that for it to stay effective, you need to have a fresh batch made up every week or so. If it sits too long, it seems to loose its potency. GREAT JOB AND ALOT CHEAPER THAN THE "UFF" BRAND! :) Thanks LIK2FISH!

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figaro78 May 12, 2006
Gnat, Fly and Mosquito Repellent