One mosquito bite is enough to make you and your little one sick, as it causes many serious diseases like dengue fever, chikungunya, and malaria. We use all kinds of products to get rid of mosquitoes, and this is also necessary. But we can get rid of mosquitoes by some natural means too. Let us know about some natural measures –
Camphor: Its smoke is considered harmful to mosquitoes and other insects. Close the doors and windows in the room and light a camphor tablet and close the room for fifteen to thirty minutes and the room will be completely mosquito-free. Make sure no one is in the room for those 15-30 minutes especially the children. Additionally, you can add 3-4 camphor palettes to a cup of neem oil and mix the mixture in a vaporizer bottle to use as a natural mosquito repeller.
Using essential oil: It is generally recommended to use various essential oils like mint, eucalyptus, catnip, lavender, citronella oil, etc. to keep mosquitoes away. Add oil and water to the aromatherapy diffuser and light the candle below to create your own circle of protection at home. In addition, it smells amazing at your home.
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Use window mesh: This is the simplest and most effective way to keep mosquitoes out of the house. These days, to make mosquitoes safe, a window net is made to repel mosquitoes. Ensure that the window mesh should be used especially in the evening and dawn. It is a good idea to use mesh throughout the day and night during the winter season.
Plant holy basil plants: Basil leaves are considered harmful to mosquito larva and this helps in preventing mosquito population. To keep mosquitoes under control, plant a holy basil plant in the garden and at the entry point of the house. Similarly, peppermint in the garden also helps with bushes and entry points into the house.
Neem: Planting neem trees in the vicinity will help in keeping mosquitoes away. Additionally, you can use neem tree oil either in the vaporizer or on the body to keep mosquitoes away. You can also smoke-dried neem tree leaves where there are more mosquitoes.