It is known that mosquitoes can spread the virus “zika” which is a growing problem in some parts of the world. It is good to know that herbs can repel mosquitoes, whether they spread disease or not.

To be sure you must be protected and have a nice and pleasant summer evenings.There is nothing worse that stings of mosquitoes in summer.

Plants Will Repel Mosquitoes

Plants Will Repel Mosquitoes

If you try to spend nights in the external environment and enjoy the beautiful scenery you will often find these insects that can cause uncomfortable itching pricks.Most of the ways to prevent mosquito stings include spraying of chemicals on the body that are not good for any skin or the environment.

For this purpose we recommend the use of natural ways to prevent mosquito stings and to enjoy meditating, in long conversations with friends in the garden and refreshments during the night out.

  1. Basil (Ocimum basilicum)

Except that gives a great taste of Italian food, basil also is great for refusal of mosquitoes.

Basil is an excellent way to prevent mosquito stings. Put a bouquet of blooming basil on the table. In accordance with the faculty Guelph, Ontario University if you left the basil petals around you while you are in the environment that will reduce the number of mosquito bites to 62%.

  1. Valerian (Valeriana officinalis)

Several studies have shown that this herb provides up to 10 times more protection from mosquitoes unlike other sprays designed for that purpose.

  1. Melissa (Melissa officinalis)

Dial a few leaves, crush them between your palms and rub the skin to protect yourself from mosquitoes.

It can prevent stomach cramps, relieving the symptoms of PMS, problems with digestion, sleep and anxiety and despite this is great for fight with mosquitoes. The most effective is to be planted in your garden.

If you have limited space in your garden keep in mind that this plant very quickly spread, for a short time can occupy the entire garden and plant it in a pot with the large diameter to use most effectively.

  1. Citronella (Pelargonium ‘citrosum’)

This herb can be combined with other plants and simply rub the skin with it.

Citronella is the main ingredient in many medicines used to prevent stings from mosquitoes starting sticks, candles, candlesticks, etc …

  1. Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)

Lavender very effectively repels mosquitoes. Moreover you get rid of annoying and unwanted mosquitoes also your garden will smell like never before.

Lavender is a great plant that helps soothe. It is good to have it around you. It is a long-used medicine for depression, anxiety centuries used. It is also used in cosmetics.

Mostly it helps: anxiety, agitation, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, minor burns, aches, skin rash, insomnia … Grow this plant in your garden because the plants protects against various bugs. Make a lotion from its leaves.

  1. Rosemary

This is an excellent herb that you can use for cooking, is used as a natural way to get strong hair and nails, you can drink it in the form of tea and shampoo. It improves memory, enhances mental sharpness, concentration and reduces anxiety.

  1. Garlic

Garlic is an excellent way to prevent mosquitoes. If you already have mosquitoes bite add garlic on the affected area and you will feel relieve. It is good to have it in your garden.

  1. Marigold (Calendula officinalis)

Very easy to grow and multiply, beetles and insects can’t stand his smell.

  1. Mint

Mint have refreshing smell, but mosquitoes hate him, so it can effective repeal them. You can plant it in pots and save it in your home or have it in your garden. Also you can rub with mint leaves on your skin.

We need to combine beautiful and useful. Each of these herbs is a great decoration for your home or garden, and smell beautifully. Plus, prevent mosquitoes to approach, so they are an excellent solution for any home.