Mosquitoes are not only annoying, but also deadly. They spread potentially deadly diseases such as dengue fever. It is best to keep mosquitoes away from your home.
There are some commercial mosquito repellents out there on the market for you to do so, such as this insect repellent pump spray and this mosquito bits. They works well to reduce chances of being bitten at home by a mosquito.
If you would like some natural homemade solution, here is a recipe that really works.
- 1/2 liter of alcohol (approximately 17 oz)
- 100 gram of whole cloves or approximately 3.5oz
- 100 ml of baby oil or similar (almond, sesame, chamomile, lavender, fennel etc) 3.4 oz
- Leave cloves to marinate in alcohol four days. Stir every morning and evening.
- Add the oil after 4 days
- It is now ready to use.
How to use:
Gently rub a few drops into the skin of the arms and legs. Observe the mosquitoes fleeing the room. This natural repellent is excellent to repels fleas on pets too.