9 ways to combat mosquitoes naturally

Published On: Jul 11 2013 12:23:48 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 27 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Hate mosquitoes, but hate the chemicals often used to keep them at bay more? With this week marking National Mosquito Control Awareness Week, try these natural repellents.

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Yes, it sounds weird, but garlic is a natural mosquito repellant. Mix one part garlic juice with five parts water to make a spray that you can spritz yourself with as needed.

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