Citronella candles, essential oils and old coffee grounds are all effective ways to ward off mosquitoes. Homeowners can also plant naturally repellent herbs to reduce mosquito infestation. More »

Some home remedies to get rid of mosquitoes include burning Pinion wood in an outdoor fireplace, as the insects do not like the pungent type of wood. Also, the use of fan helps as the breeze makes it difficult for mosqui... More »

Home remedies for mosquito bites include lemon and baking soda, claims Top 10 Home Remedies, while Vital Home Remedies suggests using hydrogen peroxide to remedy chigger bites. Comfrey leaves also treat chigger bites. More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Mixing essential oils and liquid Castile soap makes a powerful homemade repellent for mosquitoes and other insects. Many of the products available for sale in retail outlets incorporate DEET, a chemical that can be harmf... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

To make natural mosquito repellent, combine appropriate essential oils with alcohol or carrier oil. The best essential oils for mosquito repellent are castor oil, citronella oil, lemon eucalyptus oil and cinnamon oil. Sa... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

Organic mosquito repellent can be made by combining essential oils or fresh, dried herbs with boiled or distilled water and witch hazel. There are optional ingredients in some mixes, but creating an organic mosquito repe... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

A mosquito zapper uses pheromones and gases to attract mosquitoes and biting flies into an electrically charged enclosure where the current electrocutes the bug. This device magnifies a small current of electricity into ... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects