Hi there, dear friends
My husband’s nephew passed away from haemorrhagic dengue fever many years ago and I am always really worried about any of my family members contracting dengue fever. With the increasing rainy spells in our tropical country, recent news about the rise in dengue fever cases only got me more concerned ===>
Because my house is near a forest reserve and a park, the mosquito count can be higher than in other urban areas. Aedes mosquitoes like to come out from hiding to bite during dusk and dawn – their hiding places being anywhere shady outside, or anywhere dark in our house, e.g. behind cabinets, under beds, etc.
My husband and children had often complained of mosquitoes biting them when they went to bed and the lights were turned off. .
We don’t have mosquito screen netting at our windows and doors because we like to have the free flowing breeze coming into our house. Although we have used electric mosquito coils/mats and even mosquito sprays to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes, I was not happy that they were chemical in nature and I was also worried about the unknown chemical impact on my children’s health. In addition, the mosquito coils and sprays do cost quite a bit.
When I stumbled onto this online health supplement store a couple of months ago, I was very happy to find that website selling pure and genuine essential oils at very economical prices. Right away, I ordered a bottle of Now Foods Citronella Essential Oil at only USD3-18 each in addition to my other stuff to try and see how well the essential oil can repel mosquitoes .
I love the strong, sharp, musky and invigorating Citronella smell… and I love that its aromatherapy benefit also helps to make my house smell great – that, for me, was a wonderful bonus in addition to my using it for the main purpose to repel mosquitoes. I would drop a little citronella oil here and there, in all corners (especially dark areas) and near my sofa set in my three-storey house. Wow, that one little bottle of pure essential oil can sure go a long way! I still have a quarter bottle left now after 2 months of using it. Moreover, I didn’t have to use it every day and the mosquitoes stayed away! :D
Anyway, it was only today that I asked all my children if there were still mosquitoes biting them in their respective rooms and in the study room (mosquitoes were often biting their legs earlier and distracting them)…and I was really surprised that they all told me that there is practically NO MORE MOSQUITOES around them these days!
Wow, I was really impressed with the effects of the Citronella Oil in repelling mosquitoes and that is why I am writing about it here to let you know that there is a really cheap, effective and most importantly, NATURAL way of making sure that there are no mosquitoes near you and your loved ones.
We can now sleep better with no mosquitoes biting us anymore, and I am really relieved that I now have a good, natural, and refreshing way of making sure that the chances of those dangerous Aedes mosquitoes coming into my house are minimised!
Hope you will be able to find some pure Citronella Essential Oil to try. It will be especially good and safe for babies and young children, compared to the other chemical mosquito coils/mats.
With best wishes,