New Delhi : With the arrival of the rainy season, the biggest problem of the people is the increase of mosquitoes. Because, mosquitoes cause many types of diseases, among which dengue, chikungunya and malaria are the main ones. These diseases are spread through mosquito bites. To get rid of these mosquitoes, people also adopt various measures like creams, sprays, mats. But, we cannot get rid of it completely. In such a situation, to get rid of these mosquitoes, you can get rid of them by growing some plants at your home. Let’s know about this –
According to experts, the marigold flower plant is considered very effective in getting rid of mosquitoes. Because, mosquitoes get away from its fragrance. If you want to get rid of mosquitoes, then you can plant it on the balcony of your house or even outside the house in pots. It is said that after eating garlic, a different kind of smell starts coming in the blood, which mosquitoes do not come near. If you do not want to consume garlic yourself, then plant garlic plants in your house.
Planting a neem plant is considered very beneficial to keep away mosquitoes, flies and small insects. If you have a garden in your house, then definitely plant a neem tree there. We all know that Tulsi has many medicinal properties. Basil plant is considered a very good mosquito repellent. Along with maintaining good health, it can also help in keeping mosquitoes away from the house. You can keep a Tulsi plant in a pot at home, so that mosquitoes will not enter the house.
According to experts, citronella grass is also considered very effective in repelling mosquitoes. This plant grows up to 2 meters. The oil extracted from this grass is used in candles, perfumes and many herbal products. Citronella Grass also has anti fungal properties.