Mosquito

How to Use Vitamin B1 as a Mosquito Repellent

It’s estimated that more than 750 thousand people die every year from diseases caused by mosquito bites. Although there is a variety of chemical repellents and insecticides, there are also more natural and beneficial options, such as using vitamin B1…

What Happens when You Get a Mosquito Bite?

Although something as thoughtless and simple as scratching a mosquito bite can seem harmless, it might actually have more consequences than you realize. According to entomology experts at the University of Florida, a mosquito bite is the result of when…

4 Unusual Tips to Avoid Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes can become a real nuisance. There is also the possible risk of transmitting many diseases. As we know, there are people who suffer more than others when it comes to attracting mosquitoes. In this article we suggest some unusual tips…

11 Herbs That Naturally Repel Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are small insects that feed on blood. This makes them dangerous because they can transmit serious diseases like malaria, dengue and yellow fevers, among others. Their bites are uncomfortable because they cause a small bump and an allergic reaction…

WHO Declares World Emergency Due to Zika Virus

The World Health Organization has declared the Zika virus a worldwide public health emergency. Because the infection is spread by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, it’s been closely linked with increased rates of infants with neurological diseases. The measure was adopted…

Repel Insects at Home without Toxic Chemicals

You probably remember when you were younger how your grandmother or mother would use natural insect repellents in the house. While some families were fans of the chemical products, others preferred to “scare” away those flies and mosquitoes using plants…