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IN Health & Fitness ON 28 Sep, 2015
Wasp, insects, mosquitoes are the most irritating little pests which really spoils the most beautiful time of the year. They mostly attack during summer which is the outing and picnic time. Children get most affected from wasp, flies, insects and the exposure can create some serious trouble.
To keep yourself and your children safe from these small but dangerous creatures. There are few easy, useful tricks, and home remedies.
Strong aroma of coffee powder helps in keeping the flies away.
Wasps are unable to bear the smell of metals. Copper and brass really have very strong smells. Therefore, keeping copper and brass coins and metals around you and your house will definitely keep them away.
Wasps get confused by colorful and glittery clothes. They think colorful clothes as flowers. So, to keep wasps and flies far away from you, avoid wearing colorful clothes.
Basil has a very strong smell that brings a very nice aroma to our food. But, this aroma is least tolerated by wasps. They go far away from areas where basil plants are planted. So, it is advised to keep a basil pot in your house.
Garlic smell is so pungent that even we humans sometimes get allergic of it. Similarly, even wasps are not able to bear its hard odour, and they eventually die. Even keeping some clove with you when you go out will reduce the wasps' contact.
The smell of food attract the insects more and more. It is like an invitation for mosquitoes, insects, cockroaches and wasps. So, you should always try to cover your food.
Now the last and the most amazing method is the paper bag trick. Take a brown bag and fill it completely with some newspapers and some more paper bags. After it is filled, seal off with tape or glue and hang it at the corner of the wall of your house or wherever there is a major threat of wasps making their nests. As these bags exactly look like wasp nests, wasps will immediately go away from your house.
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