Some of you may think that 'Duh, there are mosquito repellents for that.' But, did you know that some mosquito repellents have toxic chemicals in them? They may keep the mosquitoes away but can harm you in other ways. Lucky for you, there are some great natural approaches to stay safe from those annoying pests.
People with a high concentration of cholesterol or steroids on the skin's surface that attract mosquitoes along with those people who produce a great amount of uric acid or lactic acid that can trigger a mosquito's sense of smell.
No one knows for sure. Experts have tried to crack the code and here are some of the results: Certain odors or compounds are thought to be responsible. Sometimes genes add up to it.
Mosquitoes swarm closer to people who give out more carbon dioxide which would include pregnant women, obese people etc.
Dengue - Can lead to hemorrhaging fever.
Malaria - Can cause fever, chills, and nausea
Yellow Fever - Can cause jaundice, chills, and nausea
Zika - Linked to birth defects
Shouldn't we learn how to protect ourselves in a more natural harmless way?
-First, add a handful of fresh parsley in a mortar and crush it. Then add 4 oz of apple cider vinegar. Mash together. Let the mixture sit for a few hours. Strain it and put in a spray bottle. Voila, it's ready to use.
Note: Add essential oils for a pleasant smell and refrigerate for continuous use.
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