With the beautiful and hot summer beaches come the annoying mosquitoes and various other bugs because of which we cannot fully enjoy our summer vacations, and which give us sleepless nights. But, being annoying is not the only bad property of the mosquitoes, there also is the well known fact that they are carriers of numerous different diseases like Zika virus, malaria etc.
Even though there are a lot of effective mosquito repelling mixtures, almost all of them contain DEET. This chemical is really dangerous for our health and it can cause a lot of skin issues like irritations, allergic reactions, inflammations etc.
Natural Insect Repellents:
And that is the reason why we have decided that in today’s article we are going to present to you some great news. There are numerous ingredients known to repel bugs and mosquitoes which are not going to cause you any skin problems and are not dangerous in any way for your health.
The lemon eucalyptus essential oil is an ingredient which was proven in numerous experiments to repel mosquitoes. Also, the citronella essential oil which can be found in the lemon grass is also an amazingly effective bug repellent, because of its strong smell.
A study conducted not so long ago showed that substances the substances that are taken from the peel of any citrus fruits such as tangerines, limes, oranges, grapefruits, lemons, and oranges can also be used for repelling bugs and mosquitoes. Put in other words, the strong smell of any of the citrus fruits is great when it comes to effectively repelling mosquitoes and other insects. So we’ve found an amazingly effective ingredient which repels all of the bugs without any side effects for our body, skin or overall health.
Mosquito Repellent Mason Jars:
Using mason jars in the fight against the annoying insects like the mosquitoes, flies etc. is a very effective process. Here is how you can make your own homemade natural mosquito mason jar:
You are going to need the following ingredients:
- Two mason jars
- A sliced lemon
- A sliced lime
- Four springs of rosemary (if you can find some)
- Ten drops of lemon eucalyptus essential oil
- Ten drops of citronella essential oil
How to prepare the mason jars:
The first thing that you are going to need to do is to add the same amount of lime and lemon pieces into the jar. Next, add 2 springs of rosemary into each of the jars, and fill ¾ of the jars with water. In the end you can add in the lemon eucalyptus essential oil as well as the citronella essential oil, without mixing them together. You can also add more water if you feel like it is needed.
So, try this method our and if you feel that it has helped you in the enjoyment of your summer vacations without any mosquitoes and bugs share it with your friends. All you need to do is to burn the candles and you are going to notice the changes within minutes.