Mosquitoes are very reproductive nowadays. It is very important to keep ourselves away from these blood sucking parasites because they bring lots of diseases. Malaria has been a major killer in most parts of developing countries. The Dengue fever is a major killer in countries around South East Asia. Although we cannot find ways to control their number, it is best to prevent them from biting us. Let us do ways to keep them very distant from us. They might even harm us, our families and our kids.
Herbal Mosquito Solution
The Creeping Thyme plant is an excellent addition to your yards. This is a natural mosquito repellent. It has been used in most households nowadays. The secret of this cute and shiny plant is that it has citronella oil that makes it smell citrus-y. The scent that this plant secretes cannot be tolerated by mosquitoes. Studies had found out that this is four times more repellent than any other plants which were previously studied for the same purpose.
The creeping thyme is a nice addition to the yards, not only for its health benefits, but also for its beauty too. It has little flowers that comes from different shades of red to orange or blue to violet. It is a perennial plant which means it can grow for as long as there is proper tending and watering. It is also a herb which can be used to treat wounds by rubbing the extract onto skin. Additionally, it can be a food additive by crushing the leaves to give food a stronger scent.