There are many natural methods that can help keep mosquitoes away. Most of these things you can find in your your cabinets at home. Take a look.

Here are some of the most common natural, herbal methods to keep the mosquitoes away.

Citronella oil

This oil is extracted from the leaves of lemongrass and used as a bug repellent. It can also be used for perfume and other scented items.

Lemon Eucalyptus oil

This oil is extracted from the leaves and stems of the Eucalyptus citriodora tree. It can be used in many scented products and medicines and often used to repel mosquitoes.

Cinnamon oil

This is extracted from the cinnamon tree through steam distillation. It is used for some medicinal purposes and cooking.

Rosemary oil

Comes from the rosemary plant and has been used in food and medicines for centuries.

Lemongrass Oil

This oil is extracted from the Cymbopogon citratus. It can used for fighting jet lag, cellulite, revitalizing the body and mind, as well as fighting fleas and ticks on your pet.

Cedar oil

This oil comes from the bark of a cedar tree, which works well with fighting against fleas. By mixing it with lemongrass or citronella oil you can effectively fight mosquitoes.

Geranium oil

This oil comes from steam distillation of the geranium plant. This oil works as an astringent, diuretic, deodorant, balances hormones, relieves stress, depression, and inflammation, benefits dental health, and boosts kidney health.

Pyrethrum is also a natural remedy for mosquito repellent. This comes from the flowers of the daisies. It’s a natural insecticide so quite useful for repelling bugs.