Eco-friendly Way To Repel Mosquitoes

Summer is the favorite time for many people because of the obvious reasons. With the summer season, some mosquitoes have an itchy agonizing way if they bite you. When a mosquito bites you, it can cause health problems caused by a virus that causes symptoms such as flu-like aches. There are repellents bought that have the ingredients which are efficient and will repel the mosquito away.

Although the chemically made repellents are effective, they have health problems to you and your family. These creatures can be repelled by natural by using ways without chemical substances. These are Eco-friendly way to repel mosquitoes:

Destroy Mosquito Habitats

repel-mosquitoeMosquitoes thrive and breed well in wet places, in tall grass and any piles of dry grass. You should look around your homestead to ensure that those locations eliminated completely. If there are pools of water, you can drain the water or pour oil on the water. If there is tall grass, slash the grass to a reasonable size that will not create a breeding ground for the mosquitoes. With all these places eliminated, you will not get any mosquito in you homestead anymore.

Use Fans Where you are sitting

Mosquitoes are feeble insects and also weak flyers that can be blown away easily by the fan. Even though the fan is on the lowest setting, the mosquito cannot withstand that. You can set up a fan in the location you regularly sit to keep the mosquito away. This fan will keep them away, and you will be free from that itchy agony from the bites.

Plant Mosquito Repellents

A mosquito hates smell from certain plants hence staying away from them. Plants such as lemon grass, rosemary, lavenders are mosquito repellent plants and herbs. If you do not have a garden around your property, you can plant them in vessels and place them on the window or at the entrance of your door. It will prevent the mosquitoes from getting in your house. In case you are having an outdoor event, you can place some branches of the rosemary in the hot coal, and the smell will repel the mosquito away.

Use Baby Oil

Mosquitoes don’t like the smell of the baby oil. They also get it difficult to bite skin covered with oil. You should apply the oil on your skin as often as possible to repel them away. The best time to use is at dusk when the dark is enveloping. Avoid it during the day because the baby oil can read to sunburns if you apply on a sunny day.