Do mosquitoes bother you? I encourage you to prepare at home some of these homemade mosquito repellents to invite them to leave and not bother you. These recipes are very simple to prepare at home and are effective in keeping mosquitoes away. Another plus point of these natural mosquito-repellent remedies is that they have no harmful chemicals and are safe to use in your home.
However, if you’ve already been bitten by mosquitoes and want to relieve bites naturally, use this homemade balm for mosquito bites.
7 Home Mosquito Repellents
– Basil mosquito repellent
This plant is excellent for keeping mosquitoes away.
Prepare an infusion with two tablespoons of the dried plant and 500 ml of boiling water. Let it stand for 4 hours. Then strain and pour the contents into a spray can.
Spray the areas where you want to keep mosquitoes away. Use as many times as you need.
– Eucalyptus mosquito repellent
You need to dilute 40 drops of eucalyptus essential oil in 200 ml of lukewarm water in a spray can with a spray to apply it better and more homogeneously.
To use this home remedy shake and spray on areas where you want to repel mosquitoes.
Use preferably at night or late afternoon.
– Chamomile mosquito repellent
Prepare an infusion with two tablespoons of dried chamomile and 500 ml of boiling water. Leave to stand for about 6 hours and then strain and pour the contents into a spray can.
Spray the room or area where you want to avoid mosquitoes. You can also put it directly on your skin so you don’t get bitten by mosquitoes.
– Clove mosquito repellent
Take a spoonful of cloves and grind them. Put them in a cloth bag and strategically place them around the house to repel mosquitoes and prevent them from entering.
It is another very simple natural remedy that we can use in combination with the other remedies.
– Lavender mosquito repellent
To make this homemade repellent you only need two tablespoons of dry lavender and 500 ml of boiling water. Prepare the infusion and let it rest for 4 hours. Afterward, as we have done with chamomile and basil, we strain it and pour it into a spray can to be able to spray it in the areas where we want to avoid mosquitoes.
This home remedy can also be used on your skin, they have a very pleasant smell and thus you will be safe from mosquito bites.
– Neem Oil Mosquito Repellent
This natural remedy is very effective in keeping mosquitoes (even lice too) away. The truth is that it does not have a particularly pleasant odor, but it is worth using because of its great effectiveness.
You can use it by mixing it in equal parts with a base oil such as sweet almond oil, coconut oil, etc. and apply it on the skin or spray with neem oil the areas where we want there to be no mosquitoes.
– Lemon Essential Oil Mosquito Repellent
This natural remedy not only keeps mosquitoes away, but also leaves a very pleasant and stimulating smell.
You only need to dilute 40 drops of lemon essential oil in 200 ml of water and pour them into a spray bottle. Apply at night on skin, clothes, etc. and in rooms. Shake the bottle well before each application.