Everybody loves summer, but when mosquitos are there we are all under attack. Mosquitos are most annoying insects not only because of their itchy bites but also because speeding many different diseases on around 700 million people during the year.
There are different products on the market for fighting off mosquitos, but the chemical ingredients in them can be harmful to our health.
But there are also some not harmful methods which are the consumption of vitamins that can lead to effective mosquito defense in a completely natural way.
Water-soluble vitamins are proven to boost the immune system and fight off stress, but the best part is that water-soluble vitamins can react to a change in the odor of our bodies which attracts the insects.
Different health conditions such as anorexia and Crohn disease and overconsumption of alcohol can lead to vitamin deficit in our body.
The best option is consumption of food rich in vitamins, which will lead to better fighting chance with those pesky creatures.
Treating mosquito bites
The treatment of the itchy mosquito bites can be done by rubbing apple cider vinegar on the bites. Or slices of garlic or raw onion is another natural way to treat mosquito bites, as symptoms will be relieved. Calamine lotion or cream such as hydrocortisone can also smooth the itching and lower the chances of possible infections.
Recipe of a powerful natural mosquito repellent can also be made. Here is the recipe:
- ½ teaspoon Witch hazel
- 15 drops Lavender oil
- 15 drops Tea tree oil
- Boiled water
The first thing to do is to fill up one spray bottle with boiled water (half bottle). Add the oils and the witch hazel. Shake well before use, and use it by need.
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