Featured Idea: Vanilla Leaf Achlys Triphylla Is Small Flowering Plant That Used By Many Tribes As Insect Mosquitoes Repellent
Charlotte Goderich Tuesday, December 20 2016 01:18:11 Garden
Mosquito repellent plants are one of the most environmental friendly solution to eliminate mosquitoes from the environment around your dwelling.
Plants that repel mosquitoes are usually planted around the house or rubbed directly onto the body to avoid mosquitoes. The use of these kind of plants are also safer for our families.
Besides can be used as a decorative plant, both indoor and outdoor garden as well, these plants are also strong and natural mosquito repellent. So, you do not have to use an insect repellent that has chemicals anymore, where they are very harmful to the human body.
Apart from repelling mosquitoes, by using this plant you can also save costs. Here are 15 example of mosquito repellent plants that you can settle to beautify your garden.
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1. Wormwood artemisia powis castle is aromatic plants and strong but natural way to repelling mosquitoes with its fragrant oils
2. Lemon thyme thymus citriodorus is lemon scented evergreen mat forming perennial flower bee attracting blossoms in summer and prefers to bask in full sun that repel mosquitoes naturally
3. Pennyroyal mentha pulegium is perennial herb flowering plant often used in commercial natural mosquito repellent creams and sprays
4. Bee balm monarda is beautiful flowering plant that attracts hummingbirds bees and has fragrant oils that repel mosquitoes
5. Clove syzygium aromaticum is aromatic flower buds evergreen tree that repel mosquitoes naturally and quickly
6. Cymbopogon lemongrass is long leaves tropical garden herb packed with strong citrus flavor that repel mosquitoes
7. Rosemary rosmarinus officinalis is woody perennial herb with fragrant evergreen needle like leaves in white pink purple or blue flowers that contain essential oil as mosquitoes repellent
8. Citronella is plant that repel mosquitoes with lacy shaped leaves and powerfully fragrant scent also great for both indoors and outdoors garden
9. Ageratum is tropical and warm temperate flowering annuals and perennials plants that secretes coumarin widely used in commercial mosquito repellents
10. Catnip nepeta cataria is a gray green perennial with square stems and terminal flower contain nepetalactone essential oil that repel mosquitoes
11. Nodding onion allium cernuum is perennial plant grows in dry woods also rock outcroppings and prairies that repel mosquitoes by grind or blend to produce juice
12. Lavender lavandula angustifolia is flowering plant that repel mosquitoes while planted in gardens or made into oil scent
13. Vanilla leaf achlys triphylla is small flowering plant that used by many tribes as insect mosquitoes repellent
14. Marigold is annual or perennial strong smelling herbaceous flower that contain pyrethrum for repelling mosquitoes
15. Basil ocimum americanum is annual herb with white or lavender flowers and has essential oils that repel mosquitoes