How to get rid of mosquitos by home remedy?

asked Apr 7, 2016 in Science by Naushad Ali (51 points)

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answered May 21, 2016 by sximul (71 points)

Thanks for your Question. Bellow I'm sharing some home remedy that I've tested 

HOME REMEDIES FOR MOSQUITOES 1. Dry Ice The carbon dioxide that we exhale attracts mosquitoes. Dry ice emits a lot of carbon dioxide. So, place dry ice in a container and keep it at a certain distance. When all the mosquitoes are attracted towards that container, close the lid. While this can be a little time-consuming, but it is an effective method to drive away mosquitoes. 2. Coffee Grounds The simple home remedy to repel mosquitoes is coffee grounds. All you need to do is just sprinkle coffee grounds wherever you find stagnant water near your house. The mosquito eggs present in the water will be forced to come to the surface of the water due to the coffee grounds. As they come to the surface, they will be deprived of oxygen. This will kill them before they are hatched and will prevent mosquitoes from breeding. 3. Mosquito Traps You can buy a mosquito trap from market or can easily make it at home. For preparing homemade mosquito trap, you need a plastic bottle. Cut this bottle in half. Add brown sugar in hot water and mix well. When it cools down, empty it in the bottom half of the bottle. Now, add yeast. Put the funnel part into the other half of the bottle in upside down direction. Wrap a black tape on the bottle, but the top should be uncovered. Place it in the mosquito prone area. Change the solution of the bottle after every 2 weeks. 4. Camphor Camphor is another home remedy to get rid of mosquitoes in an environment-friendly manner. Just close all the doors and windows of the room. Then light camphor and leave it for about half an hour. When you go back to that room after some time, you will not find any mosquitoes. 5. Garlic Garlic has a very pungent odor, which many people do not like. Even mosquitoes abhor its smell. Crush a few cloves of garlic and boil the crushed garlic in water for some time. Then pour this homemade mosquito repellent in a spray bottle and squirt it around the room. This remedy will kill the mosquitoes. 6. Dish Soap Squirt dish soap on the mosquitoes to kill them naturally. 7. Beer Fill a bowl with beer and place it in your house to drive out the mosquitoes.