The season of mosquitoes is here and these wrathful creatures spare no one, neither toddlers nor adults. With mosquito-borne diseases like malaria, dengue and chikungunya are on the rise, it’s time to trade the harmful effects of coils and liquid vaporizers with things that are not harmful.
If you are scared of mosquitoes crowding at your home and you have been swatting them with your hands then we bring to you these effective remedies that you can use and stop mosquitoes from invading your houses.
Lemon and Cloves
Cut a lemon in half and insert coves in it. The presence of eugenol and strong aroma is quite effective in repelling insects and mosquitoes. Place this in your room and wake up to a bite-free morning.
Camphor Oil/Camphor Cones
Camphor has been found to have a long-lasting effect as a repellent due to the strong smell. All you need to do is light camphor in a room or place a Camphor cone with everything closed and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Voila! Your room will be mosquito-free in no time.
Garlic and Lemon Juice Spray
The strong aroma of garlic protects you from mosquitoes and it is also widely used as a natural insect repellent. Also, lemon juice has a high acid content that helps repel mosquitoes naturally. Spray it on your indoor plants to fight against these pesky creatures.
Mosquito Repellent Patch
Use mosquito repellent patches by Runbugz to protect yourself from the unwanted guests at your home. They are 100% safe, easy to use and highly efficient. Paste two quirky patches on your clothes and it will keep mosquitoes at bay. These patches provide up to 24 hours of protection!
Grow Pest-Repelling Plants
Growing certain plants like Lavender, Lemongrass, Ageratum, Lemon Balm, Lantana, Citronella, Basil, Geranium, Rosemary and other mint-family plants can help repel mosquitoes. These plants give off strong aromas that make mosquitoes want to steer clear.
There are so many choices including DIY options and natural remedies that work just as well as mosquito repellents available in the market. However, even with these remedies- some other healthy practices should not be ignored like always sleep under a mosquito net or do not keep stagnant water. Whatever you choose, it will help keep mosquitoes away from you.