Natural Mosquito Repellent---Pin e Resin,Oregano And Dry Margosa(neem) Leaves
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In Summer and Monsoon Mosquitoes cause concern.I use the Traditional methods to combat this.Heat 3-5 small pieces of Coal till aflame.Place in a longhandled Pan and sprinkle 5-7 pinches of Powdered Pine Resin and Carrom Seeds on it.Walk this Pan all over specially in all the nooks and crevices.
Fumigate the entire house with this Smoke every Evening at 6 p.m. or later and fan the Coals as this helps to keep them glowing and adds an even spread of the Smoke.Resin(Loban/Dhoop), Dried Margosa (Neem)Leaves , Oregano(Carrom Seeds) help to keep Mosquitoes away and add a fresh scent to the House
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My Nanny used to apply a paste made from 100gms. Fresh Neem(Margosa)Leaves with a few drops of Lemon Juice added to it on my Hair Roots.It would be washed with Aritha or Soap Nut solution 10-15 minutes later .It would be repeated every 10-15 days.This stops Dandruff and keeps the Scalp healthy
Margosa (Neem) Trees and Leaves are widely available all over India all year round and are anti bacterial as well as a natural antiseptic.These are widely used in Home Remedies and Ayurveda in their medicinal capacity for treating a wide spectrum of various medical Problems.
A GREAT repellent is BOUNCE (in the orange box). It contains white oleander and mosquitoes HATE the smell. Tie one on you & you wonít be bothered by them. Wipe outside walls & surfaces like decks & cushion covers & youíll never see them. Donít use heavily perfumed shampoos, lotions, hairsprays or deodorants.They also LOVE dark colored clothes, so don't wear.
Additional information and ideas can be found at: http://tipnut.com/how-to-prevent-mosquito-bites/
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