The 5 best mosquito repellent plants

Dealing with mosquitoes is extremely annoying, especially since there
are many mosquito repellent products, as well as containing harmful
chemicals, they have an unpleasant odor.

We bring you some plants that will help you solve this problem, reduce
health risks, avoiding tiger mosquito bites, dengue, zika or

The 5 best plants to repel mosquitoes 

1. Lemongrass

Yes, “lemon grass”, due to its citrus flavor and smell is perfect to
protect you from mosquitoes. It is easy to grow and can grow without
problems in full sun or with partial shade. Thanks to the fact that it
grows exuberant and thick, it is an excellent decoration for your
garden, and it is a repellent with a very pleasant smell.

2. Citronella 

Due to its size, you can plant it in pots and, in order to repel
mosquitoes, spread your pots of citronella throughout your garden.

3. Calendula

These beautiful flowers are excellent for repelling mosquitoes, like
citronella, you can spread them around the garden to create a protective
barrier. In addition, they also help protect your vegetable crops from
other insects. When the flowers dry, store them in a container and wait
until next season.


4. Mint

Why do mosquitoes hate the refreshing and delicious aroma of mint? We do
not know, but it is a fact that it is a scent that they avoid. Mint is a
very resistant plant that grows quickly in the soil or in pots, to
protect you, you can take some leaves and rub them on your skin.


5. Romero

This herb is amazing for cooking, but did you know it’s great to repel
mosquitoes too? Rosemary likes the Mediterranean climate, so it thrives
in well drained soils and sunlight.

It is easy to grow and does not need much water. Also, if you live in a
warm climate, your little plant will survive the winter. Technically,
rosemary is a shrub and can become quite large, so it should be trimmed

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