Last Updated on May 19, 2020 by Anselem


Mosqitoes are really annoying this little insects is of no good to humanity I personal hate this very insect with passion, besides the bitting, I have severally withnessed mosqitoes buzzing around my ear, the noice it makes irritates me, this made me to make a proper research on how to get rid of this insects with immediate effect, luckily I came up with some options.

This options are natural which mean they are harmless to humanity but very dangerous to insects especially mosqitoes tesse tesse fly, and house flies.

Here we Go:

1. Garlic
Extract of garlic has mosquito larvicidal

Crush a few cloves of garlic and
boil the crushed garlic in water for some time.
Then pour this homemade mosquito repellent in
a spray bottle and squirt it around the room.
This remedy will kill the mosquitoes.
Eat garlic daily to avoid mosquito bites . You

can also rub a garlic clove directly on the skin

2. Lavender Oil
The smell of lavender oil can keep away
mosquitoes as effectively as any chemical
agent would do. The smell of the lavender
flower and oil is very strong and mosquitoes
can’t tolerate it. Therefore, spray lavender oil
in the room.

Or you can also apply it on
your face and other parts of the body which
remain exposed.

Alternatively, you can also spray lavender-
scented room fresheners that are easily
available in the market.
You can also grow lavender plants around
the house and garden to keep mosquitoes


3. Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil is one of the effective essential oils
to get rid of insects  The anti-bacterial
and anti-fungal properties work wonders when
it comes to fighting off the mosquitoes. The
strong odour of the tea tree oil keeps the
mosquitoes at bay. All you need to do is mix a
few drops of tea tree oil with a few drops of
water and apply this mixture on your face and
other exposed parts of your body.

4. Holy Basil
Holy basil leaves are known to kill the
mosquito larvae. Hence, check the breeding of
mosquitoes. Just plant a holy basil plant in
your garden and at the entry points of your
home You can also spray basil oil to
repel mosquitoes.
Or simply freind or blend the basil leaves and extract the liquid apply this at night before going to bed.

5. Rosemary
Rosemary is a natural insect repellent ( 29).
Burn a few stalks of rosemary. The aroma that
arises thereof will drive out the mosquitoes.

6. Scent leaf
Fresh scent leaf has antibacteria,  antioxidant and mosquitoes reppeller properties, simply get dried scent leaves and burn them, keep them in the room, the scented smoke will do its work.

7. Apply Neem Oil
Neem oil is a vegetable extracted from the
Neem tree native to the Indian sub-continent
– it is sometimes referred to as “the tree of
Neem oil is a natural insecticide used on
plants to keep harmful insects away, and it
works the same way on humans. Apply neem
oil to the skin and keep mosquitoes away.

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