Is onion a mosquito repellant? See how to use onion to kill mosquito

It’s Mosquitoes Season, protect yourself and family against mosquito and Malaria

Solution

Slice & Soak onions in a bowl or water

Empty the soaked water into an empty spray bottle

Spray your room/sleeping area

It repels insects & mosquitoes around you đź’Ż

For those asking duration of soaking.

You can soak for at least 30mins and or more.

The problem with this hack is that it makes your room or house smell of onions…

Not everybody can tolerate the smell of onions.

Some persons believe onions can be used to kill mosquitoes. Mosquitoes themselves does not like the the smell of onions and it either kills them or repels them.

Is onion a mosquito repellant? See how to use onion to kill mosquito
Is onion a mosquito repellant? See how to use onion to kill mosquito..

Facts About Mosquitoes

👉Adult mosquitoes live indoors and outdoors.

👉Mosquitoes can bite day and night.

👉Adult mosquitoes live for about 2 to 4 weeks depending on the species, humidity, temperature, and other factors. Female mosquitoes often live longer than male mosquitoes.

👉Only female mosquitoes bite people and animals to get a blood meal. Female mosquitoes need a blood meal to produce eggs.

👉Mosquitoes get infected with germs, such as viruses and parasites, when they bite infected people and animals.

👉It takes just a few infected mosquitoes to start an outbreak in a community and put you and your family at risk of becoming sick.

Symptoms

Signs and symptoms of malaria may include:

👉Fever
👉Chills
👉General feeling of discomfort
👉Headache
👉Nausea and vomiting
👉Diarrhea
👉Abdominal pain
👉Muscle or joint pain
👉Fatigue
🤜Rapid breathing
👉Rapid heart rate
🤜Cough

Some people who have malaria experience cycles of malaria “attacks.” An attack usually starts with shivering and chills, followed by a high fever, followed by sweating and a return to normal temperature.

Malaria signs and symptoms typically begin within a few weeks after being bitten by an infected mosquito. However, some types of malaria parasites can lie dormant in your body for up to a year.

Culled from CDC and MAYOCLINIC (FACTS ABOUT MOSQUITO)

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