Humans have been taking several steps to keep away mosquitoes since 1897 when Sir Ronald Ross identified that this tropical species is responsible for causing malaria.
Nowadays, malaria and dengue have become the major concern of people and governments all around the world. Statics shows that every year, over half a million people die of mosquito-borne diseases. Several steps have been taken by the government and international healthcare organizations to control the cases of malaria. However, no effective result comes up till date, as mosquitoes can breed and be found anywhere such as in picnic spots, forest, and yards.
You can outsmart mosquitoes on your own by using some natural homemade repellents. Continue reading to know about this very simple to make homemade repellent which keeps away mosquitoes, bugs, ants, and other annoying insects naturally.
1 What ingredients are needed to make a homemade mosquito repellent?
In order to make a mosquito repellent, you need the following
2 How to prepare?
For this, all you need to do is to marinate the cloves in alcohol for four days. Stir it at least two to three times a day. After four days, add in the baby oil. The mosquito repellent is ready to use.
Take a few drops of the repellent on your palm and gently rub it into your arms and legs. Once you applied the repellent on your legs and arms, you will observe that mosquitoes start fleeing the room. You can also apply the repellent on the skin of your pet to keep mosquitoes
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