Mosquitoes cause more human suffering than any other organism — over one million people worldwide die from mosquito-borne diseases every year. Not only can mosquitoes carry diseases that afflict humans, they also transmit several diseases and parasites that many animals are very susceptible to. These include dog heartworm, Zika virus, West Nile virus (WNV) and Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). Disease and illness causing parasites can enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. The mosquito obtains a virus or parasite by biting an infected person or animal. As a biting mosquito fills itself with blood, it injects saliva into your skin. Then, when biting you, the mosquito can transfer that virus or parasite to you through its saliva. Mosquitoes select their victims by evaluating scent, exhaled carbon dioxide and the chemicals in a person’s sweat.
In the Cayce readings, a combination of cocoa butter and quinine was given as a formula to repel mosquitoes. Its action was to relieve congestion and stimulate lymphatic activity. This formula is now available as Squitoe Salve. This unique preparation was recommended to be applied occasionally and to:
“… Massage this along the spine, under the arm and in the groin. …the mosquito [will] not bite…”
– Edgar Cayce
Quinine is derived from Cinchona bark (Cinchona succirubra). This reddish-brown powdered bark is also known as Jesuits’ Powder and was first documented in 1633 by a Jesuit missionary in Peru. In
1640, Peruvian bark was introduced to Europe; eventually, it was renamed, Chinchona, after the Countess of Chinchon who promoted the medicinal qualities of the bark. Its medicinal herbal properties have been used for a variety of applications, such as killing bacteria, parasites and insects. Cinchona, or quinine bark, is one of the rainforest’s most famous plants and most important discoveries.
Cocoa butter is high in fatty acids that deeply moisturize the skin and rich in antioxidants that repair and renew skin health. The cocoa tree is native to South America and grows from 12 to 16 feet high. The tree bears bright green leaves, tiny red flowers, and yellow-red fruits or seed pods all year-round. These pods are split open, and the beans, surrounded by a sweet pulp, are allowed to ferment and then dry in the sun. Cocoa butter, a yellow-white solid, is then extracted or expressed from the beans.
Containing cocoa butter and quinine, this powerful salve protects against mosquito bites and other pesky insects. Squitoe™ Salve remains solid at room temperature due to the low melting point of the aromatic cocoa butter. Remove a pea size amount and soften by rubbing it between your hands. Massage in a circular motion. It’s perfect for on-the-go outdoor activities.
Squitoe™ Salve provides great protection from mosquitoes and other bothersome insects. Keep some handy in the glove compartment, in your purse or in your backpack and enjoy the outdoors again!
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