How to get rid of mosquitoes without any harmful chemical repellents:
Nothing can be more annoying than getting bugged by mosquitos. They ruin the entire beautiful summer evening. It gets difficult for the kids because evening is the only time where kids can go out and play in the park. Little hands and legs get bit by monster mosquitoes and I don't think there is a need to mention the dangerous diseases they can pass on to your kid and family. The chemical filled mosquitos repellent can do more harm than good. They are several natural and effective way to get rid of these little bugs.
1. Garlic Spray
Garlic is famous for its strong flavours, it can be very helpful to get rid of mosquitos. You can prepare a spray using garlic cloves. Crush 5-10 garlic cloves and add 1 cup of mineral oil to it, allow this mixture to soak for 36 hours. Strain the mixture and prepare a spray using the same oil. In order to prepare the spray mix 1 tablespoon of garlic infused oil in 1 liter of water. Spray this around all the edges of the house when you experience more mosquitos. Use this spray for 5-7 days regularly, this will help you to get rid of mosquitoes naturally. You can also plant some garlic pods in your garden, the garlic usually has a strong smell which mosquitoes hate.
Camphor is another effective home remedy to shoo away the mosquitoes. Make sure you close all the doors and window of the room, now light 2-3 camphor and leave it for around 20-30 minutes. You can get back to this mosquito free room after 1 hour. You can also prepare a natural mosquito repellent using camphor balls and neem oil. Take 1 cup of neem oil and add 3-5 crushed camphor balls to it. This mixture can be used as a natural mosquito repellent to safeguard your family from mosquitos.
3. Holy Basil Leaves
In order to kill mosquito larvae, make use of holy basil leaves. Holy basil works as a natural mosquito repellent and is very helpful to suppress the growing breeding of mosquitoes. You can mix a handful of holy basil leaves in 1 liter of water, use this spray to get rid of annoying mosquito.
4. Mint Leaves
The strong fragrance of mint is hated by mosquitoes, you can make use of mint oil extracts to keep the mosquitoes away. Spray the mint-infused oil in all corners of the house, you can also apply the mint oil on the exposed body parts of kids. It is safe and very mind on the skin. Apart from this, you can grow a mint plant in your garden and kitchen balcony.
5. Clove Oil
The chemical repelling available at the market has a considerable amount of clove oil, it is a superb ingredient to keep the annoying mosquitos at bay. Clove oil contains natural repelling property. Use a small amount of clove oil on the skin, it can cause irritation on the skin.