If you don’t have mosquito nets on windows and doors, flies and mosquitoes have a free pass to enter the interior of our homes as soon as the good weather arrives if you like to have the windows open. To avoid this, there are several natural remedies that can help you keep these annoying insects at bay.
Plants to keep insects away
To start with, one basil plant (17.95 euros) is a decorative (and aromatic) remedy to ward off insects such as mosquitoes and whiteflies. You can put it on the balcony, on the windowsill, or near doors and windows. In addition, you can use it for cooking, and if you touch it from time to time, you will spread a most pleasant aroma.
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One of mint plant (14.95 euros) will also help you in your fight against mosquitoes. And it also fulfills its aromatic function, without forgetting that we can use its leaves to cook, or to dress a cocktail.
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The royal jasmine (12 euros), in addition to being a beautiful and fragrant plant, it repels flies and mosquitoes with its intense fragrance. And if you are looking for a somewhat larger plant, the laurel is a shrub that will serve you for cooking, and to keep away flies and wasps. If you place it on the terrace, on the balcony, or at the entrance of your house, you will have these insects at bay.
The marigolds (14.94 euros), or the anti-mosquito geraniums (5.99 euros) also work well, as they have an intense lemon smell thanks to citronedol, one of the main ingredients of citronella oil.
Natural Calendula 10cm Natural Plant Calendula Officinalis
Precisely, another of the solutions against mosquitoes is called Cymbopogon Citratus, known as anti-mosquito citronella (15.99 euros). Its extract is used to make repellent products against these insects.
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