Mosquito prevention

Do not let the water collect
1. Do not let the water collect in objects like plastic wrappers, tarps, tires, planter saucers, kids' toys and clogged gutters. Change the water in the birdbaths at least twice a week, and change the water in outdoor pet bowls regularly. For items such as recycling bins, drill drainage holes to prevent standing water .....
Grow the right plants
2. Mosquitoes detest the smell of plants such as Horsemint, Rosemary, Marigold, Ageratum, Agastache Cana, and Catnipt. Simply crush the leaves to release their scent, or rub them on your skin and clothing for protection from mosquitoes .....
Save your Parsley
3. You can make your own mosquito repellent by putting crushed parsley in a jar of apple cider vinegar. Rub the concoction on your skin or dip a handkerchief in it, which you can tie around your neck or wrist. .....
Wear light color clothes
4. It has been observed that mosquitos are attracted towards dark colors, Wear white and light color clothes , this definitely helps. .....
Keep it breezy
5. Mosquitos don't like to face windy conditions, Sit next to or under a fan running on full speed to keep the mosquitos away .....
Go fluorescent
6. Mosquitoes are attracted to incandescent lights. For outdoor lighting, consider installing fluorescent lights, which don't attract or repel mosquitoes .....
Garlic is your best friend
7. When you eat garlic, especially large quantities of it, an invisible layer of garlic oil seeps from your pores and creates a mosquito barrier. If you don't like the thought of eating more garlic, use garlic juice to make a natural repellent .....
Keep too much perfume at bay
8. Mosquitoes are first attracted by the carbon dioxide exhaled by animals and humans. Once mosquitoes fly closer, body heat guides them onward until their intended prey is in sight. Body odour, perfumes and scented lotions also guide the insects toward their next meal .....
Cure for mosquito bite itch
9. There are many common household items which can be used to stop mosquito bite itch. Apply any of the following: Toothpaste, Nail polish, Salt, Onion or Hot water .....
Mosquito Repellents
10. There are many mosquito repellents available in the market, some of the prevalent ones are anti-mosquito sprays containing a chemical DEET or insecticide dispensers, skin ointments, coils for outdoor use, liquid or mats. However be very careful while spraying these in the kitchen as they are highly inflammable .....
Precautionary Measures
11. Mosquito activity is at its peak around dusk and dawn. Mostly they enter the houses at these times so keep the doors and windows closed. Use net doors and windows for your houses. You may also use a mosquito net if mosquitoes are entering your dwelling. If you choose to be outside, do wear a long sleeved, light coloured top and full length trousers .....
Use electrical rackets
12. This is one of the most effective solution for the small number of mosquitoes who are trapped inside the room , they get electrocuted by the current in the racket .....
Benefits of Carrots
Gather pulp in the refrigerator. Gather pulp in the refrigerator until there is plenty then dry it out. You have dried carrot pulp flakes. This keeps indefinitely. Sprinkle it on or in just about anything including on top of salad as sprinkles. It also works well in whole grain quic .....
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Benefits of Yams
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