Warm sunny weather is the perfect time for hiking and cookouts in the backyard. However, your experience might get ruined by mosquitos and their biting completely makes you miserable.
Insect repellents do work sometimes, but they contain harmful chemicals like DEET, which makes it a bad choice.
Here is a simple trick to keep these pesky mosquitos at bay without using insect repellents. It only requires a simple ingredient – Vicks Vaporub. It is often used to reduce the effects of cold, however, you will be surprised to know that it is quite effective at repelling insects. Just a small amount of Vicks on your skin will get rid of these mosquitos, since they don’t prefer the smell of it, along with the various ingredients present such as eucalyptus oil, camphor, and menthol which act as natural mosquito repellents.
Using Vicks VapoRub to get rid of mosquitos is, no doubt, one of its best uses, but it has other uses as well. The ingredients used in Vicks VapoRub can easily treat cracked feet, foot fungus and also help get rid of headaches. Due to the strong smell, it can also prevent your pets from chewing on furniture or stair railings.