Mosquito infestation has started even before the rains started in full swing. Public life is almost unbearable! The epidemic is not going on like this now. Everyone is passing the time with a lot of anxiety. There are also reports of dengue fever due to increased mosquito infestation. Think about it, where the whole world is terrified of the coronavirus, now that dengue fever is on the rise like last year, can we cope with this danger even if we want to? Maybe not. Therefore, we should be aware of mosquito infestation from now on. Today we will talk about 5 easy ways to get rid of mosquito bites at home.
5 easy ways to avoid mosquito infestation
1) Garlic spray
Garlic is called the “powerhouse of medicine and flavor.” We all know that garlic has many health benefits. But do you know that garlic is also effective in controlling insects and spiders! You will be surprised to hear that in the Middle Ages, Europeans also used garlic to suppress the plague. And in our ancient civilization, garlic was used to control insects and spiders. You can also use garlic spray at home to avoid mosquito infestation. This garlic spray can be made very easily. Peel a squash, grate it and boil it in 1 cup or 1.5 cups of water. Take this mixture in a spray bottle and spray it on doors, windows, corners of the house, etc. I hope you can survive the mosquito infestation.
2) Use of Tulsi to avoid mosquito infestation
Usually, we use Tulsi for cold and cough. But according to a study in the journal Parasitology Research, basil is a very effective ingredient in mosquito larvae and mosquito repellent. So, you can make a spray by boiling a few basil leaves in water. And not in the veranda of the house or in one corner of this great useful tree. This will reduce the number of mosquitoes in the house.
3) Peppermint oil reduces mosquito infestation
Mint leaves are also very beneficial for health. It contains menthol which helps in curing pain and relieves cold. Surprising but true, the smell of mint kills mosquitoes. A study in the Journal of Bioresource Technology found that mint leaves have the ability to repel mosquitoes. In a small bottle, take coconut oil or almond oil and dip a few mint leaves in it. After 2-3 days, the oil should be extracted from the leaves. And if you don’t want to make oil, you can also give hot water vapor by burning mint leaves in the upper room. And this oil can also be used as a mosquito repellent.
4) Lemon and cloves
Maybe this way more or less everyone knows. However, there is no harm in taking a look once. Cut the lemon in half or cut it into four pieces and put some cloves in it. Only the head of the clove will be outside. The rest will be inside the lemon. Then place it in the corner of the room and near the window. As soon as the mosquitoes are removed, the sweet fragrance will spread!
5) Neem oil to avoid mosquito infestation
Neem oil is easily used for allergies and infections. However, we may not use a neem tree to protect ourselves from mosquitoes or insects. But from now on. Because neem oil is also but a natural mosquito repellent. Mosquito repellent and skincare will be both! If you have neem oil on the market at home, you can use it. You can also take 1 cup of coconut oil with 1/5 cup of neem leaves and burn it well and store it.
This mosquito is a tiny animal. But what a terrible force! Can’t be shot down with cannons. We are ready with mosquito repellent bats, mosquito nets, coils, and everything. However, it hides and bites diseases like dengue, malaria, and filariasis. Can’t we be a little more aware? Try to make sure that there is no water around the house, and follow the above tips to prevent mosquito infestation inside the house. In this revolution of Corona, at least dengue is not a vegetable saw! Stay well, stay healthy!