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2009 Herb of the Year: Use Bay as an Insect Repellent

By Susan Belsinger
February/March 2009
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Bay can be a natural insect deterrent. Try putting some dried leaves in the flour or sugar bowl, with whole grains, or stuff them in the clean toe of an old pair of stockings and use as a sachet in pantries. You could even tape some leaves to the sides of kitchen cupboards, drawers and shelves.

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