The first thought that occurs to people when trying to avoid getting bitten by those bothersome insects is applying a mosquito insecticide. Regrettably, the majority of commercial sprays available in stores contain dangerous chemicals that are bad for people's health. Today is your lucky day because there are a few simple, natural methods that you can use to enjoy your summer and keep mosquitoes away.
More acidic people—such as those with high uric acid levels—draw mosquitoes more than others. Uric acid has the power to stimulate mosquitoes' sense of smell. Additionally, mosquitoes find overweight or pregnant women to be attractive. Generally speaking, physical activity causes your carbon dioxide emissions to increase.
The official statistics say that there are almost 200 different mosquito kinds in the US, and their number is certainly not decreasing. In general, mosquito bites are harmless, but they can rarely transfer certain diseases or viruses like Rift Valley Fever, West Nile, Zika, Dengue, Malaria, Chikungunya, Snowshoe Hare Virus, Jamestown Canyon Virus and La Crosse Encephalitis.
Here It Is: VITAMIN B1 Keeps The Mosquitoes Away!
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) is a vitamin that the body requires to remain healthy and work properly. This crucial vitamin can be digested from some foods like summer squash onions, broccoli, kale, green beans, spinach, eggplant, sunflower seeds, and cabbage. Vitamin B1 is one of the essential tools for the elimination of stress and improving the immune system.
Decent amount of vitamin B1 in our body will stimulate the creation of a smell that keeps mosquitoes away. Humans can not detect this smell, so it won’t concern your lifestyle.
Extra DYI Natural Remedy To Get Rid Of Mosquitos
Ths natural insect spray we are going to present contains only two ingredients parsley and apple cider vinegar. So simple, but very efficient.
- Add a handful of fresh parsley in a mortar and pestle.
- Add four ounces of organic apple cider vinegar.
- Next, mash the ingredients all together.
- Let the mix chill for 2-3 hours.
- Then, strain the mix and put it in a spray bottle.
- Keep it in the fridge.
- Add some essential oils like lavender, for example (optional) to create a more pleasant smell.
Have in mind that this mix is safe for your skin, and it won’t cause any side effects.