This Vitamin Will Keep The Mosquitoes Away From You All Summer Long
During the summer, people usually use bug repellents to keep little and annoying insects away from them. However, people are not aware that almost all of the sprays sold on the market contain dangerous chemicals that can cause serious side effects.
Fortunately, there are natural ways to get rid of mosquitoes and other annoying insects. These amazing techniques will let you enjoy the summer night without being worried about mosquito bites and the itching that comes with them.
Science has not yet been able to determine why these insects bite some people and avoid others. However, it is assumed that mosquitoes are attracted by some people’s specific odor. Usually, people who have high levels of cholesterol accumulated in the skin attract mosquitoes.
Mosquitoes are also attracted by people who have high amounts of some acids in their bodies. The mosquitoes’ sense of smell gets activated due to the presence of these compounds.
According to scientific research, mosquitoes are also attracted to people who produce carbon dioxide in large quantities. This is common among pregnant women and obese people. In general, we usually produce larger quantities of carbon dioxide when we are physically active. The worst part of mosquito bite is not the annoyance and the itching. It is the fact that these insects can transfer some dangerous diseases.
These are the diseases and viruses that mosquitoes carry:
• Zika virus, which is related to birth defects
• West Nile virus that causes vomiting, pain in the joints, skin rashes and fever
• Rift Valley fever, a disease that causes eye issues, dizziness and weakness
• Snowshoe hare that can cause dizziness, vomiting and skin rashes
• Dengue fever which is a hemorrhagic fever
• Malaria is a disease that causes fever, chills and vomiting
• Chikungunya virus that causes nausea, skin rashes and pain in the joints
• La crosse encephalitis virus that leads to nausea and fever
• Jamestown canyon virus that shows the same symptoms as the flu
According to statistical records, there are 200 different mosquito species in the US. The number of these species is not reducing. Therefore, we must know how to protect ourselves from these insects.
Mosquitoes cannot stand vitamin B1
Our body needs vitamin B1 or thiamine to stay healthy and function properly. Vitamin B1 can be found in certain foods like sunflower seeds, onions, cabbage, broccoli, eggplant, summer squash, kale, spinach and green beans. The best way to improve the function of your immune system and to reduce the stress levels inside the body is to take vitamin B1.
However, the question remain how does this vitamin repel mosquitoes. If the body has enough amount of this vitamin, it will create a specific smell. This smell keeps the annoying mosquitoes away. In the same time, you should not worry about your social life and surrounding because this particular smell cannot be felt by humans.
Other anti-mosquitoes natural remedy!
Besides taking vitamin B1, you can also create your own insect spray that is completely natural. If you spare the time to search the internet, you will find a lot of recipes for natural bug sprays. However, the simplest one and the most effective one consists of two ingredients. Those ingredients are parsley and apple cider vinegar.
• First, you need to put one handful of fresh parsley in a bowl.
• Then, add 4 ounces of apple cider vinegar.
• Mash the ingredients.
• Leave the mix to rest for 2 hours.
• Afterwards, strain the mix and put it in a spray bottle.
• Store the bottle in the refrigerator.
• You should also add an essential oil such as lavender essential oil. The scent of the remedy will be better with the oil. This natural mixture is completely safe for your skin and causes no side effects. The video will show you how to prepare it.