5 Natural ways to keep Mosquitoes away this summer by Pocketnewsalert.com

March 27 2016,  15.56 PM IST || Pocket News Alert

Are you tired of the itching redness and swelling caused by these pesky mosquitoes? So are most of the people. The first thing you do to get rid of mosquitoes is you turn to a store brought mosquito repellents. Did you know how toxic these repellents are for you? these repellents contain toxic chemicals like DEET which are harmful for humans. DEET tends to affect the central nervous system and the memory functions in humans. So why use such nasty harmful chemicals which have an ill effect on our health to repel these pesks. Pocketnewsalert.com suggests 5 Natural ways to keep Mosquitoes away this summer.

Apply neem oil

Neem known as the tree of life is a very useful medicinal plant found in the subcontinent of India. For ages neem oil has been used as a natural insecticides for plants, it offers the same benefits when used by us humans to keep insects and mosquitoes away. rubbing neem oil on your skin keeps
mosquitoes away, as they hate the smell of neem. Neem oil is easily available in your local stores.

Home made mosquito trap

These home made mosquito traps are super easy to make, and they actually work like magic to get rid of these irritating mosquitoes. One of the most simple home made mosquito trap that we at pocketnewsalert.com tested is to just add a little detergent to water and to keep the dish near your window. you will be surprised to see how many mosquitoes have fallen prey to this simple mosquito trap.

Remove stagnant water

One of the most important points of them all, remove all stagnant water from your surroundings. Mosquitoes breed in stagnant water, So remember the indian saying " Na rahega baans, Na bajegi bansuri!!". So get rid of all the stagnant standing water, so that you give no place for these mosquitoes to breed in your surroundings.

Plant Mosquito Repellent Plants

There are many plants like citronella, catnip, lemon grass which have mosquito repellent properties. Plant these plants around your house to keep mosquitoes away. The Aroma of these plants is hated by mosquitoes, keeping them away from the areas where such plants are planted.

Attract Bats near your home

If you really want to exterminate mosquitoes in your surroundings, then bats are your best friends. Bats love eating mosquitoes bats can eat more than thousand mosquitoes in a night. Attracting bats to your garden can help you reduce mosquitoes significantly.

Go ahead try these natural ways to keep mosquitoes away, and let us at pocketnewsalert know your experience by commenting below.