To Repel Ticks, Try Spraying Your Clothes With A Pesticide Derived from Mums

When ticks come in to contact with clothing sprayed with permethrin, research shows, they quickly become incapacitated and are unable to bite.

Just in time for summer hikes and outdoor play: A study finds that the ticks that often convey Lyme disease become unable to bite, and soon die after exposure to clothing treated with permethrin.

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