Malaria the deadly disease which is turning out to be the common one today. Every next patient is suffering from malaria in the hospitals. The reason why this harmful disease affects us are mosquitos. After an infected mosquito bites a human, the parasites begin to multiply in the person's liver. It then goes on to take a direct toll on the red blood cells of your body by destroying a good chunk of it. Some of the common symptoms of malaria that must never be ignored are flu, fever, deep breathing and signs of anaemia.
Here are 5 effective tips on how to keep mosquitoes away.
1. Lavender Oil
Mosquitoes can't bear the smell of the lavender flower. The fragrance of this flower oil is very strong. Lavender oil can be mixed with citronella and eucalyptus oils and then sprayed to repel mosquitoes.
2. Neem Oil
Neem may help to repel the nasty mosquitoes away. Use a few drops in your infuser and spread across the room. You can also mix it with coconut oil and apply it all over your body.
3. Ajwain Seeds
Combine a handful of ajwain seeds with mustard oil, apply it on cardboard pieces and place it in strategic positions in your house to ward off mosquitoes.
Garlic is again a strong smelling natural ingredient that mosquitoes are not able to tolerate. Extract of garlic has mosquito larvicidal properties, which can be put to keep the mosquitoes away.
5. Holy Basil
Holy basil leaves are known to have properties that may kill mosquito larvae. Hence having one holy basil plant at the entry points of your home may not be a bad idea.