Along with the arrival of a warm spring, various insects appear - not only bright beautiful butterflies, but also annoying flies and blood-sucking mosquitoes. It is possible to scare off these intrusive insects not only with chemicals, but also with various plants. Folk remedies for mosquito control are absolutely harmless to humans, which is good for allergy sufferers and children.
Plant basil near the front door or window in your country house or private house, the smell of this plant scares away mosquitoes and flies. Basil can grow in any climate, even during hot and dry summers. This beautiful plant will look good in a pot too. To keep mosquitoes out of your way, take a bunch of basil with you.
Instead of basil, you can use lavender, which repels mosquitoes, moths and butterflies with its smell. Place a pot of this plant on the balcony or near a window and front door to prevent insects from entering the house.
Mint has an even greater effect, it repels many pests - mosquitoes, ants, flies, fleas and mice. This plant has a pleasant characteristic odor. Dry bunches of this herb and place on shelves, window sills, on the balcony, near the front door. Just do not use Marshmint, a large amount of this plant is poisonous to pets and children.
Elderberry repels mosquitoes well. Plant it near the house or bring branches to the apartment. In the latter case, the branches need to be changed from time to time. Most insects do not like the smell of tomato leaves. Create beds of this plant, or simply plant it in a regular flower pot and place it near a window.
If you want to be in nature, make this remedy: take five grams of cloves in a glass of water and boil for 15 minutes. Mix 10 drops of the resulting infusion with one tablespoon of any cologne. With the resulting mixture, wipe all open areas of the body. The agent works for two hours and protects against mosquitoes and midges.
The wheatgrass root (a common weed) perfectly saves from bloodsucking insects. Dig out the spine and pour in one and a half liters of boiling water. Boil several times, the broth should turn light yellow. Use it to rub all exposed areas of your body, including your face. The tool is absolutely harmless.