How To Keep Flies Away Naturally, 6 Ideas

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2013-06-10 06:46

Flies are among the most annoying and bothersome insects, and they also carry germs. You can keep flies away naturally, from you and your family, food, and pets, if you consider some of the following ideas.

Are flies a health risk?

It’s summer, and houseflies are everywhere, enjoying their vacation and perhaps spoiling yours. Although houseflies are not the only nor the most important carriers of disease (mosquitoes are champions of disease), they can transmit shigellosis, salmonellosis, parasitic worms, cholera, amoebic dysentery, and eye diseases.

The pesticides used to keep flies away can be more hazardous than the flies themselves. In addition, a new study published in PLoS One noted that many of the insecticides used to manage flies do not work because the insects have developed resistance to the toxins.

You can take steps to keep away flies so they don't bite, dive bomb, and swarm around you and your family. Here are some natural ways to keep flies away.

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