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Using Natural Mosquito Repellent Plant
Homemade repellents may help deter mosquitoes as well as staying vigilant and regularly clearing of stagnant water. Some natural ingredients may not be the best mosquito repellent solutions and might cause irritation for sensitive skin. Some people are more vulnerable to mosquito bites because of the combination of scent, lighting, heat, and humidity level. The main reason products such as mosquito coil, mosquito nets, mosquito traps and bug spray are available.
If you attract mosquitoes, you are probably tired of having itchy, inflamed skin bumps. A few type of mosquitoes species like the ones that carry malaria viruses prefer bacteria and scent of sweat. Some prefers carbon dioxide and certain kind of odours. If you plan to enjoy nature, natural repellents are a better choice.
Here are ways to keep mosquitoes at bay and safe especially for children, who have more prone to skin irritant.
Cinnamon Essential Oil
Based on a study in Taiwan, cinnamon essential oil can kill mosquito eggs at the breeding grounds. It can be use as a repellent against adult mosquitoes, specifically the asian tiger mosquito species. Diluted 1 percent solution, mix a quarter teaspoon of the oil for 4 ounces of water. Be careful while applying cinnamon oil, using it while being too concentrated can irritate the skin.
Flowers from lavender plant give out a calming scent and the oil helps rid of mosquitoes. Lavender has a natural analgesic and anti-septic benefits values. In addition to stop mosquito bug bites, it helps calm our immune system and soothe the skin. You can grow lavender plant in the outdoor space garden or indoor pot and crush the flowers, then apply to the bite area.
Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus
This is one of the most well-known natural repellents. You can apply the oil from the leave to the skin as a medicinal aid and natural insect repellent. Lemon eucalyptus oil have multiple use, it can prevent mosquito bites, treats muscle spasms as well as joint pains. The medicinal rubs can be use to relieve congestion in the chest.
Soybean based products like 2% of soybean oil can provide long lasting protection from mosquitoes. Researchers have thoroughly tested the oil affirming that it provides protection against any kind of species of mosquitoes. You can also add a some lemongrass oil to your home mixture for a stronger effect. I would like to recommended this method, as it is how do i get rid of mosquitoes in my home.
Thyme oil is one of the best protection mosquito repellent plants against malaria mosquitoes. About 5% of thyme oil needs to be apply to the skin to provide a 91% protection rate. Throw in some thyme leaves into the campfire. The scent from the oil will offer 85% protection for about an hour or so around the proximate area.
Greek Cat Mint Oil
This member of the peppermint family and related to catnip, can help to rid of mosquitoes. It can be easy to grow and the flowers are about 18 inches. The concentrated extract and oil from the bruised up leaves is most valuable part of the plant. Oil from the plant can repel mosquitoes effectively for approximately 2 to 3 hours.
Citronella grass is a well-known for its natural essential oil that works effectively against mosquitoes. The essential oil is go through a process call steam distillation to pull out the oil. You can enjoy the outdoors peacefully and lit the citronella candles giving you close to 50% protection. Most people use citronella oil as a mosquito repellent on the skin.
Tea Tree Oil
Melaleuca oil is a popular essential oil that has pure tea tree oil made in Australia. You can be find it in Singapore and famous for its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory agent to reduce swell. Studies have suggested that tea tree oil can be an effective use to repellent insects. The repellents containing tea tree oil is highly effective against any different type of mosquitoes species.
Beware of Potential Allergic Reaction
Risks of using Essential Oil Mosquito Repellent
You should never apply essential oils on the skin directly. The recipe for mixture is roughly about 2 to 5 drops of essential oil to an ounce of the carrier oil. The possibility to purchase a faulty product is always there, best to purchase from a reputable company. Crucially important to read the label to ensure the purity of the oil.
The chances of developing an allergic reaction towards the active ingredients from essential oils is definitely there. Advisable to perform a spot test on a small section on skin before using any new product. Let it rest for approximately an hour or so to make sure that there is no burning sensations.
For those traveling in areas where mosquitoes are carrying pathogen such as malaria, dengue, yellow fever, or zika virus. Get a doctor advice before using any chemical mosquito repellent to reduce the transmission of dangerous viruses.
Treatment Against Mosquito Bites
Even with the help of mosquito repellents, you may still get the itchy, painful feeling from the Mosquito bites. How do you affectively get rid of the mosquito bites and relief uncontrollable itch? You may consider applying a small amount of apple cider vinegar. You may try to put a piece of raw sliced up onion to the bite and treat it.
It provides an instant relief from the itch and guard the area from infection. You can also purchase over the counter anti-itch or oral antihistamine. Creams such as calamine lotion, lemon balm or hydrocortisone are well-known to help as well. If you develop an infection or allergy reaction because of multiple mosquito bites.
Please take note of your symptoms and visit the doctor. We know how to prevent mosquito breeding and National Environmental Protection Agency (NEA) registered. Ultimately, Innovative Pest Control Services is the best mosquito control service to rid of mosquito problems effectively.