Also referred to as the “mosquito plant”, it’s a cross between the Chinese Citronella and the African Geranium. The leaves, which resemble these of a fern, include citronella oil, which repels mosquitoes.
6 / 8 Marigolds The plant accommodates pyrethrum, an ingredient discovered in lots of insect repellents. It has an aroma that bugs discover repulsive.
7 / 8 Lemon balm For a fast mosquito repellent, crush a handful of lemon balm leaves in your hand and rub them in your uncovered pores and skin.
8 / 8 Lemongrass Its sturdy perfume makes lemongrass a pure insect repellent. To assist deter mosquitoes, it’s often planted alongside walkways and near seating areas.