Stick it, don't spray it! Quitch bug repellent balm helps to protect you from mosquitoes, ticks, flies, no-see-ums, chiggers, and other insects without having to spray and breathe in harsh chemicals. Made by moms and a dermatologist, we wanted to feel good about what we put on our kids and loved ones' bodies. Our balm is plant-based, vegan, and deet-free. It uses geraniol to help repel biting insects. Outside studies have shown geraniol to be significantly more effective than citronella. containing deet." An independent research group study demonstrated that quitch bug repellent balm is demonstrably equivalent or better than off! Family care, a known and established repellent product existing in the market for decades. see study pictures below. Simply dab on exposed skin, as needed. Quitch bug repellent balm is perfect for an easy, on-the-go solution to help make the most of your outdoor or indoor adventures. perfect for travel and summer camp. made in the usa.