Probably all of us because dislike mosquitoes because they are annoying, buzzing in the ear and suck blood: a nightmare in the summer. On one hand, there are people who are bitten by mosquitoes very rare, however, there are people who are bitten more often.
All people, regardless of age, race or gender, emits 4 chemicals, one of which is called “nonanal”. This chemical, along with carbon dioxide attracts mosquitoes. The reason why some people are more chopped than others is because we all have different levels of nonanal.
There are several repellent sprays, but none of them is truly effective. Instead of buying expensive insect repellents, you can make a more efficient and cheaper version.
After you use it, you can enjoy your summer nights and completely forget about these small but annoying bugs.
– 100 grams fresh garlic cloves
– ½ liter of alcohol
– 100 Ml. Baby Oil
Place the garlic and alcohol in a container and leave for 4 days. The results will be much better if you stir the mixture 2 times a day. After 4 days, add baby oil and you have your insect repellent.
You can place it in a bottle and apply it when needed. You just need a couple of drops on each area with mosquito bites. The most practical way is to spray this mixture on the ankles, the back of the neck, knees, wrists, etc. Apply where you consider necessary.
This repellent also works against fleas, therefore, you can help your dog to keep away these pesky insects.
Be careful when using this repellent as it has strong ingredients; you should avoid contact with eyes and never consume it. Always keep it away from children and stays with them when applying. In any case, it is healthier than bought repellents.
IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO USE BABY OIL OR ALCOHOL TEST THIS RECIPE:
– Choose one of these essential oils: clove, lemongrass, citronella, tea tree, rosemary, cedar, catnip, lavender, peppermint, eucalyptus.
– Boiled or distilled water.
– Natural Witch Hazel.
- Fill sprayer ½ bottle with boiled or distilled water.
- Add the witch hazel to almost completely fill the bottle.
- Add 30 to 50 drops of essential oil chosen to achieve the desired aroma. The more oil, the stronger is spray.
These insects are not only annoying creatures, but also transmit diseases. The more bites you have, the longer you will be exposed to diseases like malaria, West Nile virus and now Zika. Such insect repellent will be very useful for your health and you have a wonderful summer evening without bugs!