Did you know that a handful of herbs can help you fend off mosquitoes?

Ever heard of these??

I was nicknamed Skeeter in Little League because I was small and fast, like a mosquito flying across the outfield….SkeetUlrich
Music as background to me becomes like a mosquito, an insect. In the studio we have big speakers, and to me that’s the way music should be listened to. When I listen to music, I want to just listen to music. ….David Lynch

Psyched by itchy welts? Try these useful tips to keep yourself safe from mosquito bites….

The sheer thought of a mosquito bite drives everyone crazy. Just about every mosquito season raises an alarm with the onslaught of mosquitoes and diseases caused by them. People try everything from wearing long sleeves, trousers to keep their bodies covered as much as they can to minimise exposure to bug bites. Others also use mosquito repellents, mosquito repellent lotions, creams, mosquito nets to keep themselves safe from these skeeters.

But how about doing it the natural way, what’s more you can keep seek help from some plants that are natural mosquito repellents for example Horsemint, Marigold, Catnip, bubblegum mint, Rosemary, Basil, Thyme, Citronella Geranium etc. Best way is to crush a few leaves and apply topically as it releases the aroma and resists mosquitoes. So next time you decide to include some plants in your garden list don’t forget the above mentioned herbs for a healthier environment in and around your house.

A mosquito repellent doesn’t essentially kill mosquitoes. The work of repellents is to keep the mosquitoes away from you to minimise the probability of biting you.

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