Rainy season is here and so is mosquito / malaria and dengue season; we do so many things to kill these small blood suckers but they are huge in numbers. We use mosquito repellent sprays and lotions, and we also use anti anti-insect sprays which are not at all environment friendly and contain harmful chemicals. The question is do we have any natural thing which keeps mosquitos away from our homes? The answer is yes… there are so many mosquito repellent plants which are the best remedy to keep mosquitos away. So here is a list of some of the best mosquito repellent plants easily available in Pakistan with their Urdu names.
Basil Plant – tulsi – تلسی
Lavender Plant – اسطو خودوس
Lemongrass – لیمنگراس
Mint – Podina – پودینہ
Marigold flower – Gainda ka Phool – گیندا