infused water

Boil garlic and cloves in water. Let it cool and spray it around the house, especially where mosquitoes hide.


Burn camphor cubes or place a camphor tablet in a bowl of water. The smell will drive mosquitoes away. 


Citronella is used in mosquito repellents. You can keep a citronella plant indoors and grow some in mosquito-prone areas. 

Holy basil

The smell of holy basil (tulsi) repels mosquitoes. You can keep plants near your windows or use water infused with its leaves as a repellent spray. 

Cloves on lemon

Slice a few lemons into halves and stick some cloves in them. Place several of these slices in each room. 

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