Mosquitoes in Delhi: 5 natural remedies to keep them away!

Do you often spend sleepless nights fighting with mosquitoes buzzing in your ears? I am sure, nobody likes it. Here are easy traditional tips that really work against fighting mosquitoes.

By Shruti Saxena | Updated: Dec 02, 2015, 10:21 AM IST

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New Delhi: Snug inside a balmy chair of warming solitude murmuring, Yeah! It’s right in the midst of winter time again...But, winter weather also bring in a lot of mosquitoes and insects which ruin the atmosphere completely and may lead to several illnesses.

Do you often spend sleepless nights fighting with mosquitoes buzzing in your ears? I am sure, nobody likes it. Also, mosquitoes can cause several dangerous and fatal diseases like dengue, malaria and chikungunya. So, keeping your home and surroundings clean becomes all the more important.

Here are some easy traditional tips that really work against fighting mosquitoes:

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-Mosquito nets: Using mosquito nets is the most safest way to protect yourself and your child more mosquito bites as this method has been used since ages and is also a cheap way.

-Camphor: Igniting camphor inside the room and then leaving it for 15 minutes can kill mosquitoes in the house.

-Garlic: Garlic water, yes, it works wonders because of it's pungent smell. The key is to crush some garlic and boil it in water and next spray it in the house.

-Mosquito bats: Mosquito bats are another good option that is very popular and works efficiently to kill mosquitoes.

-Mint oil: Mint oil is again very effective in fighting against mosquitoes due to its strong smell. The strong odour of mint keeps mosquitoes away. You can spray mint oil in your house and say bye-bye to mosquitoes.

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