7 Natural Ways To Keep Mosquitoes Away



Mosquito repellent plants

Plants like lavender, lemongrass, basil, rosemary and catnip are poisonous to insects and mosquitoes, so simply planting them at the entry points of your home can help the tiny creatures away.

Mosquitoes prefer to hover around still water and also to lay their eggs, so always take precautions and never let water stagnate in open areas like your garden, old unused plants, or open boxes, containers, etc.

Avoid stagnant water

Alcohol and beer have a fragrance that mosquitoes find repulsive, and storing booze in a glass or dish helps keep mosquitoes away from the surrounding area.


Vinegar made from apple cider is an effective treatment for warding off mosquitoes. The spray's potency is enhanced when it is combined with a number of additional components.

Apple cider vinegar


Both lavender oil and tea tree oil are effective insect repellents because the odor of these oils is offensive to mosquitoes.

Use essential oils

Mosquitoes do not like the smell of citrus fruits and cloves, and keeping a lemon stuffed with cloves in the corners of homes helps in killing them.

Keep cloves and sliced lemons

A room may be made mosquito-free in under half an hour by igniting camphor, closing all of the doors, and keeping all of the windows closed.

Use camphor

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