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Does vanilla repell gnats?

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Yes, it does! After a rainy Spring the gnats have been terrible where we live. Our neighbor told us about vanilla extract repelling gnats. I was skeptical at first but thought I'd try it, and was amazed to find it really worked very well! A few dabs of extract on the neck, ears and forehead, and the annoying bugs disappeared, plus you have the added benefit of smelling like a delicious batch of fresh baked cookies - lol. Certainly better than traditional stinky bug sprays!

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