We all want to spend our time unwinding in our living room or outside and enjoy the greenery and flowers. But mosquitoes can ruin even the most enjoyable vacations.
We found the 10 Natural Ways to Get Rid of Mosquitoes, so you can enjoy the pleasures of your vacations and relaxations.
1. Cedar Oil
Cedarwood oil is used for its aromatic properties and can also be used to renew the smell of natural cedar furniture. Cedarwood oil is used as an insect repellent, both directly applied to the skin and as an additive to sprays. It scares away not only mosquitoes, but also flies and cockroaches.
2. Basil Leaves
Basi Leaves is a culinary herb which is used in cuisines worldwide. It can also be used as an insect repellent, put them in your room or on the exposed areas of your body.
3. Cooking oil, Shampoo and vinegar
Mix equal parts of cooking oil, shampoo and vinegar, stir them until you see white foam. You can spray this concoction on your body or leave them in jar open.The vinegar scares away insects and shampoo hides the strong smell.
4. Dalmatian chrysanthemum
Dalmatian chrysanthemum looks like the common daisy. The flowers, is white with a yellow center, grow from numerous rigid stems. The plant is economically important as a natural source of insecticide. You can just put a few small bunches of pyrethrum around your apartment or house.
5. Juniper branches
If you decide to sit outdoors, drop a few juniper branches into it. The smoke smell will repel mosquitos.
Mix the vanilla powder with baby lotion in a ratio of 1 to10, and apply to all opened parts of the body. You can also dissolve vanilla in alcohol with 2 pack is to 50ml parts, and then spray on your skin or clothes.
Camphor is commonly used in creams, ointments, and lotions. It can also be used as an insect repellent by burn dry camphor over a candle or in a fireplace.
Lavender has a sweet scent that gives a calming effect and enjoyed by humans. And can be used as medicine for anxiety, depression, and headache.
It can also be used as an insect repellent as the mosquitoes hate the sweet smell of lavender. You can plant it in your garden or mixed with oil to keep mosquitoes away.
The smell of garlic is known to repel mosquitoes. Eat one small garlic and the smell of garlic from your breath and emits from your skin is known to keep mosquitoes away.
Chamomile is an herb that comes from the daisy-like flowers. For centuries this herb has been used to combat severe health conditions. It has also been known to deter mosquitoes. Place bouquets around the house to keep mosquitoes away.
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