Ever wonder how to keep mosquito’s from biting you with natural chemical free way’s?
A mosquito repellent doesn’t actually kill mosquitoes. Repellents work by making people less attractive to mosquitoes, so they’re less likely to bite you.
Johnson’s Baby cream oil. Works for kids and adults alike. Smells great too.
Lavender. You can grow lavender in an outdoor garden or in indoor planters. Crush the flowers and apply the oil to bite-sensitive areas of the body, such as your ankles and arms. Also drop some lavender oil on a clean cloth and rub it onto the skin.
Cinnamon Oil. To make a diluted 1 percent solution, mix 1/4 teaspoon (or 24 drops) of oil for every 4 ounces of water. You can spray the fluid onto your skin or clothing, around your home, and onto upholstery or plants. Be careful when applying cinnamon oil, as a concentrated dose can irritate your skin.
Catnip oil. This insect repellent is derived from the nepeta cataria plant. It may offer mosquito protection for seven hours, according to the EPA.
Cover up. Wear long-sleeve shirts, long pants, socks, closed-toe shoes, and a hat when you go outside. Tuck your shirt into your pants and your pants into your socks to prevent mosquitoes from sneaking under your clothes.
When it’s 90 degrees outside, this may be the last thing you want to do. But it’s one way to help prevent mosquito bites without using chemical mosquito repellent.
Use fans: If the air is moving, mosquitoes will have a hard time landing on you. When you are sitting on the porch, turn on a fan.
Stay inside at dusk and dawn: Mosquitoes are most active in the evening when the sun sets and early morning when the sun rises. You can still be bitten during the day. But there are usually fewer mosquitoes buzzing around at that time.
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