The Kite Patch

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Re: The Kite Patch

Post by 0to60 » Sat Aug 09, 2014 7:21 pm

Lemongrass is native to India and tropical Asia. It is widely used as a herb in Asian cuisine. It has a subtle citrus flavor and can be dried and powdered, or used fresh. It is commonly used in teas, soups, and curries. It is also suitable for use with poultry, fish, beef, and seafood. It is often used as a tea in African countries such as Togo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Latin American countries such as Mexico. Lemongrass oil is used as a pesticide and a preservative. Research shows that lemongrass oil has antifungal properties.[1] Despite its ability to repel insects, its oil is commonly used as a "lure" to attract honey bees. "Lemongrass works conveniently as well as the pheromone created by the honeybee's Nasonov gland, also known as attractant pheromones. Because of this, lemongrass oil can be used as a lure when trapping swarms or attempting to draw the attention of hived bees."[2]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cymbopogon" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Just watch out for bees. :whip:
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Re: The Kite Patch

Post by wackyjacky » Sat Aug 09, 2014 8:53 pm

We can speculate 'till the cows come home, but I don't care what the f*ck is in it. I'm sick of the DEET bath. I want some.
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Re: The Kite Patch

Post by Garry.Crabtree » Sat Aug 09, 2014 9:00 pm

Hey my neighbour got bit by a mosquito. I never liked him and thought it was malarious
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Re: The Kite Patch

Post by Mr Curious » Wed Aug 13, 2014 10:23 am

well, lucky for me they don't bother me very often. And almost any bug juice will work then, even those sappy organohippy versions. I do eat a ton of garlic in local foods. I suspect the lemongrass in the food don't hurt either. I've read eating bananas attracts da skeeters.

Lil fuckers don't like cigar smoke, that I found out.

sadly one cannot find cheap cigars very often. Damn impossible in Cambodia. OD take note, bring Parodi cigars back in yer shipment. I can't even bring enough for my usual personal supply as stupid Thai law for that tobacco monopoly makes anything more than a few weeks supply VERBOTEN and you will get a HUGE fine whackin.
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Post by frank lee bent » Wed Aug 13, 2014 12:02 pm

supposedly they prefer O+ blood type.

there are some LPG fired traps that emit CO2 that are very effective over several hundred meters- which is about the flight limit of aegypti that carries dengue.

concerted local cleanup campaigns are highly effective because of their small territory.
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Post by OrangeDragon » Wed Aug 13, 2014 12:39 pm

Mr Curious wrote:well, lucky for me they don't bother me very often. And almost any bug juice will work then, even those sappy organohippy versions. I do eat a ton of garlic in local foods. I suspect the lemongrass in the food don't hurt either. I've read eating bananas attracts da skeeters.

Lil fuckers don't like cigar smoke, that I found out.

sadly one cannot find cheap cigars very often. Damn impossible in Cambodia. OD take note, bring Parodi cigars back in yer shipment. I can't even bring enough for my usual personal supply as stupid Thai law for that tobacco monopoly makes anything more than a few weeks supply VERBOTEN and you will get a HUGE fine whackin.
I can only bring a limited number without facing some tax issues. Though they may be worth it, depending on the market for cigars. I'll look into it.
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Re: The Kite Patch

Post by frank lee bent » Wed Aug 13, 2014 12:44 pm

indonesia has fabulous and inexpensive small cigars
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Re: The Kite Patch

Post by wackyjacky » Wed Aug 13, 2014 12:59 pm

As does the Philippines. Best $1 cigars out there. If custom's duties are a problem, various online cigar sellers used to take my Cubanos out of the box, take off the bands, & invoice them as $1/stick PI cigars. Never lost a shipment to the States. Wouldn't help w/cheap sticks though.
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