Mosquito Bite Avoidance follow C.L.O.A.K
Travellers are advised to seek travel advice from a health care professionals at least 6-8 weeks in advance of travel, but particularly important if you are pregnant or planning pregnancy.
Strict Bite avoidance measures are recommended for all travellers, especially pregnant women. Aedes mosquitoes are particularly persistent and aggressive biters from dawn until dusk.
Especially if you are susceptible to insect bites follow C.L.O.A.K.
Other tips include: Spray clothes. Reapply insect repellent after washing hands or any other parts of the body. Stay inside, under a mosquito net if you have one, during dawn & dusk. Always sleep under a mosquito net as NO insect repellent will work all night long.
C – Cover up skin as much as possible with suitable clothing, especially arms and legs. You can also soak clothes with 10-20 drops of Java citronella diluted in water to give them a reasonable repellent quality.
L – Light coloured clothing (and weight) is strongly advisable as mosquitoes are attracted to dark colours. If walking through the countryside or Jungle, tuck trousers into socks & spray them with insect repellent. Ticks are a Big problem in Europe
O – Odours, both bodily & otherwise e.g. perfumes & nearly all scented toiletries draw insects to you. Therefore, it is key to wash thoroughly morning and evening with citrus-aromatic products e.g. incognito hair and body wash or luxury citronella soap. Use a loofah every other day to remove dirt from skin pores if you are very attractive to insects e.g. ever been bitten by an insect in the UK: unlike synthetic mittens and other man-made exfoliators, only a natural loofah has microscopic hairs to remove the dirt.
Mosquitoes target the ears, wrists and ankles because the blood vessels are nearer the surface.
Using any insect repellent either before, during or after applying sunscreen will lower the SPF and affect the efficacy against insects.
K – Keep mosquitoes & other insects eg flying cockroaches out of your dwelling by using our Room Refresher or burning Java citronella; to remove insects from a room, light an incognito® incense stick after reading the instructions. Keep away from stagnant water.
The department of disease control at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the NHS recommends ONLY 2 actives to be used in high risk areas where mosquito-borne illnesses could be present: DEET & PMD The latter kills the coronavirus for up to 4 hours according to Jeremy Quin, The UK Defence minister. The MOD has ordered incognito® for British Troops
Our formulation is made through a unique secret process that increases the duration of efficacy by 22% and gives 100% complete protection time (CPT) for five hours. This special concoction is in all our repellents, it is derived from the purest form of natural PMD (Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus similar to Citriodiol®) and is 100% effective against all the main disease-carrying mosquitoes in extensive testing.