Thursday, August 20, 2009

Simple Methods to Prevent Mosquito Bite:Guest Post

There are many ways available in order to prevent mosquito bites. Mosquitoes are the reasons to spread many disease from person to person. They can cause spread of diseases like malaria, dengue etc. The mosquitoes while spread this diseases also cause itching which is very annoying. There can be home tips and other methods to prevent mosquito bites.

Home Remedy

One can use Vanilla extract. It is due to the flavor of vanilla which helps in keeping mosquitoes away from the body. It is also advisable to dab clothes in vanilla extract water. Though there are many recommendations about the use of vanilla extract. Some say it is very cheap in using vanilla extract but whatever be the suggestion the use of vanilla extract surely prevents mosquito bites.

Garlic juice is again one of the best way to prevent mosquito bites through home remedies method. It is very good if somebody is going out in heavy mosquito populated area for some type of expeditions or adventure. It should be kept out of eyes as it can cause irritation in eyes. It should be applied uniformly all over the body to cut down mosquitoes.

Essential oils are also used in order to prevent mosquito bites. Essential oils when mixed with alcohol or distilled water forms are a good mixture to prevent mosquito bites. It can be applied all over the body and also on the clothes. You must avoid any contact with eyes or ears as contact with any of these can be harmful. The main essential oils which can be used for these purposes can be Lavender oil, Basil oil, Cedar oil, Citronella oil, Eucalyptus oil etc.

Planting mosquito’s repellent plant in the backyard can help preventing mosquito bites. One can also try out rubbing plant leaves all over the body to avoid any contact with the mosquitoes. The odor produced by the leaves distract mosquitoes.
Wearing light color clothes also helps in not attracting mosquitoes. Dark color clothes attract mosquitoes more often. Covering the body from top to bottom also add on to prevent mosquito bites.

Other Remedies

There are many products available commercially which can also help you in preventing mosquito bites: such as mosquito repellent creams which are very effective and scented too. Its main drawback is its oiliness.

Some can use scented lamps to kill or keep away from their area of action. The main problem is its less area of action. The magnet light is very effective but costly too. It evolves carbon dioxide which attracts mosquitoes and then traps them to death.

The best way to keep out mosquitoes especially from small babies is the use of mosquitoes net. These nets are designed to keep away mosquitoes. This is also the cheapest and effective way to prevent mosquito bites.

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Morton Conrad- Internet Researcher and publisher of mosquito related articles.

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