Mosquitoes are a great temptation because interfere us to enjoy the pleasant evening after a hot summer day.
However, this is not the only inconvenience to us they can apply.
Some mosquitoes may carry various diseases, most often viral.
When a mosquito bites an infected person or animal is very easy to pick up contamination from its blood meal.
Such viruses are not dangerous mosquitoes but with the next bites in the future, the disease can be transmitted to humans and other animals.
Mosquitoes are small but dangerous insects
Believe it or not, mosquitoes belong to the most dangerous creatures on the planet.
They killed millions of people and is still a far larger number of infected who are lucky enough to survive.
The most dangerous disease transmitted malaria and nearly half the world’s population lives at risk to get it just a mosquito bite.
West Nile Virus is another serious disease that mosquitoes are able to adopt and to our country.
In addition, to the basic symptoms of the virus, it can cause inflammation of the brain (encephalitis) or inflammation of the thin envelope the brain and spinal cord (meningitis).
On the list of dangerous disease which is transmitted by mosquitoes are and yellow fever, dengue fever, filariasis, etc.
Nowadays the Zika virus is one more threat that we should be aware and needs how to prevent this disease.
It is, therefore, wise to timely protect against mosquito bites, so here are some natural solutions.
Natural lotion against mosquitoes
Natural lotion against mosquitoes, which you can also make by yourself has its advantages as compared to those sold in various stores.
Homemade lotions are cheaper, totally safe even when it comes to children, yet effective.
It`s well-known that mosquitoes cannot stand the smell of some plants, therefore, the lotion against mosquitoes should be made from those plants.
It should be a scent that will reject them and the problem is solved.
Essential oils have proven to be excellent mosquitoes repellents because due to its structure remains longer on the skin.
However, for these purposes, it can be used and the concentrated teas, but they require frequent application to the skin.
The secret is in the fact that plants spread such a scent that will drive away mosquitoes.
These plants are in the first place: thyme, mint (Mentha), lavender, rosemary and citrus, pine, basil, lemon grass.
So, as natural mosquitoes repellent lotion can serve essential oils or strong teas from these plants.
If you decide to use lotion on the basis of tea you need to cook it in 3-4 times tougher than when the concentration is intended for drinking – its need to have a stronger smell.
If you have more of those plants, feel free to mix them because you will get much stronger lotion intensity.
The lotion should be applied to the skin when it is completely cold and keep it in the fridge.
If you have a bottle with a sprayer that will serve well for easier application, otherwise it can be applied by hands.
Essential oils usually provide protection for a period of 3-4 hours, a lotion from the teas should be renewed every 2 hours.
The trap for mosquitoes
Mosquito trap makes quite the contrary, the use of scents that will attract them irresistibly cute and tricks that will not allow them to escape from the trap.
So here’s a solution:
Take a plastic bottle of 1.5 or 2 l. Cut off her top, as shown in the picture and place it on the bottom of the bottle in an inverted position (like a funnel).
In 200 ml of warm water dissolve 50 g sugar and 1/2 of fresh yeast.
Pour the liquid into a bottle and the bottom of the wrap in foil.
Place it somewhere in the room where you will not bother you much but at the same time be accessible to mosquitoes.
And it’s a trap for mosquitoes that will lure them patiently and hunt some 10 or more days, and they will be hard to resist her.
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