For you to Avoid Mosquito Bites

Posted: December 1, 2012 in Uncategorized

Mosquitoes are spreading various diseases. In Indonesia, mosquitoes are a source of transmission of dengue fever, malaria, chikungunya, and elephantiasis (filariasis) are rampant lately. Every year, millions of people had to be hospitalized for these diseases. Mosquitoes kill more people than snakes or tigers.

Tips to Prevent Mosquito Bites
Here are some simple things you can do to prevent mosquito bites:

Avoid physical activities and outdoor garden in the morning and evening when mosquitoes are active around.
Wear long-sleeved shirt and light colored pants
Use cream / oil mosquito repellent on exposed body parts
Use mosquito spray, mosquito coils or electric in the room
Sleeping in a bed canopied if you do not vent the anti mosquito berkasa
Turn on the air conditioning (AC) in your room
Planting lavender flowers in the yard or garden of your house. Mosquitoes do not like the smell of lavender.
You can also kill a mosquito with an electric racket. In addition to killing mosquitoes, the activity of ‘hunting mosquito’ could be its own entertainment for the family members.
Tips for Using Mosquito Repellent
Products Mosquito repellent (mosquito repellent) is available in the form of liquids, creams, gels, aerosols and sprays. Typically, properties are only effective for one to three hours and then had applied / sprayed back to strengthen the effect. If you sweat a lot or body wash (eg ablution), shorter effective period. The active ingredients are widely used in such products are DEET (N-diethyl-meta-toluamide) or picadirin.

Choose a mosquito repellent that is free of toxins and alcohol
Always read the label user
Use at any time, do not keep for a long time
Avoid application in infants because their skin is still fragile. When applied to the older child, not on hand because it can touch your eyes or mouth.
Discontinue use if you have an allergic reaction
Keep mosquito repellent at the reach of your toddler.
Tips Memberatas Mosquitoes Around the Home
You can reduce the risk of mosquito bites by pressing breeding:

Install the mosquito netting on all your vents. Check periodically and sewing when there is a tear.
Prevent standing water by throwing cans, bottles, tires, and other used items.
Put sand around the base of the pot to absorb excess water that overflowed
Gerojok unused toilet once a week
Make sure you are sufficiently chlorinated pools and dry when not in use for a long time
Drain pool toys after use
Make sure there is always fish in your aquarium and pond fish
Periodically, sprinkle trenches, vases, and mosquito breeding sites with larvacide (abate, temephos).
Do not hang clothes, bags, and hats you are out in the open. Keep in closets and other enclosed spaces.

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