Health & Fitness Could this simple trick ward off mosquito bites

09:20  17 july  2017
09:20  17 july  2017 Source:   Prima (UK)

Why are some people more susceptible to mosquito bites?

  Why are some people more susceptible to mosquito bites? Smelly socks may hold the answerResearchers in the UK are in the process of determining the extent to which genetics affect how attractive we are towards the bugs using nothing less than 200 sets of smelly already-worn socks.

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© Science Photo Library / Getty Mosquitoes : The simple trick that will help keep them at bay Summer brings evenings of Pimm's and weekends of Though the list of 'ways to get rid of mosquitoes ' also includes using dry ice and peppermint to ward against them, it claims that garlic is by far the best.

Mosquitoes: The simple trick that will help keep them at bay © Science Photo Library / Getty Mosquitoes: The simple trick that will help keep them at bay

Summer brings evenings of Pimm's and weekends of Pimm's and well, lunch dates with Pimm's.

But it also brings mosquitos and try as we might, we've yet to find a cream or spray that does truly fend against the irritating bugs.

However Control-Mosquitoes.com seem to know a thing or two about mozzies and they suggest a very simple trick to help keep them at bay: garlic.

Yep, it turns out that it's not just that first date you had years ago that will run a mile from the stench of garlic – mosquitoes will too.

Though the list of 'ways to get rid of mosquitoes' also includes using dry ice and peppermint to ward against them, it claims that garlic is by far the best.

Why are some people more susceptible to mosquito bites?

  Why are some people more susceptible to mosquito bites? Smelly socks may hold the answerResearchers in the UK are in the process of determining the extent to which genetics affect how attractive we are towards the bugs using nothing less than 200 sets of smelly already-worn socks.

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Can Ward Off Malaria. If you block this protein, you block transmission to humans. But how do. you treat a mosquito ? of parasites, which is carried unwittingly antibodies against AnAPN1. When mosquitoes bite .

'With a strong pungent smell and mosquito larvicidal properties, garlic is one of the most efficient mosquito repellants,' the website explains.

Apparently it really is as simple as that: 'All you have to do is crush a few garlic cloves and boil them in water for some time. Pour the water in a spray bottle and spray it around the room to prevent any mosquitoes from coming near you.'

Just make sure you don't have guests arriving that same evening!

Related: If You Get Terrible Reactions to Mosquito Bites, There’s a Reason for That (provided by Wochit News)

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