This plant have a strong organic substance called citronella, it’s already extracted as an insectiside repellent material. Lemongrass is a common vegetation discovered in India. This seasonal vegetation can grow up to 1 metre in heigth and a friendly area is a must for growing Lemongrass. Although it has unattractive physical appearance but this plant is strong enough to repelling mosquitoes.

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mosquito rapellent – Marigolds

This lovely plant has a unique odor that can drives mosquitoes away from you. The most popular types of marigolds are the French and the African marigolds. Marigolds can drives the mosquitoes away and it can expands to 6 inches in height. If you want to grow marigold in your garden, make sure that you put them in a full of sunshine area.

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mosquito rapellent – Rosemary

This plant is considered as a bigger bush if we compared with other bushes. Rosemary usually used for cooking ingredients but amazingly, this plant can also used for repelling mosquitoes as well. Prepare a wide planting area if you want to grow them, because rosemary can grow and expands rapidly.

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mosquito rapellent – Citronella Grass – images :

Citronella plant is originally well known for its oil extracted for making perfume ingredient. Citronella plant is a rockstar in repelling mosquitoes and other annoying insects. This plant need a comfortable and low sunshine to grow, so you need to prepared all of those things if you want to grow them in your garden. But you might rethink to this plant especially if you have a cat. Cat hate this plant.

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mosquito rapellent – Lemon Balm

Lemon balm is an agressive and rapid growth in nature. It has a strong aroma produced by its leaves. If you want to grow this plant you need a vast and wide area of garden in your house. Lemon balm are quick to reseed and also immune to drought. Altough it can repell mosquitoes, but other insects such as butterfly and bees are not affected by this odor.

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mosquito rapellent – Eucalyptus


This is a favorite meal of koala, and yes, Eucalyptus is originated from Australia. Eucalyptus is famous for an ancient medication ingredients. The tree itself can be grow up to 70 metres in height. The distilled oil from eucalyptus is useful ingredients for making lozenges. lotions, toothpaste, insect bites, joint inflammation and of course to ward off mosquitoes.


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