Not recommended for use by pregnant women, or some new mothers, who should avoid using basil oil whilst pregnant and/or breastfeeding” – Reference Source: The National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy
As with any topical lotion, we always recommend doing a patch test prior to using, particularly if you are of a sensitive skin type. Read our FAQ page for further information
We know that it can be difficult, well almost impossible, to resist the urge to scratch at times, but you mustn't! The itch from these bites, in some cases, can last for up to two weeks. Scratching can make the itchy bites last twice as long and lead to infected sores. Just rub in completely to the affected area(s) and feel the itch dissipate within minutes. Re-apply as necessary. Read everything you need to know about no-see-ums and their bites right here.