To repel mosquitoes.. don't throw away the coffee grounds and use it this way

طقس العرب GO 2022-06-26 2022-06-26T10:55:26Z
رنا السيلاوي
رنا السيلاوي
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To repel mosquitoes.. don't throw away the coffee grounds and use it this way

Weather of Arabia - In many regions of the world, mosquitoes are among the most disturbing insects. The bites of these insects can cause allergic reactions and a lot of inconvenience, in addition to transmitting a large number of diseases, and this is what prompts you to avoid enjoyable summer evenings in the outdoors, These pesky little bugs can also prevent you from sleeping peacefully.

 

 

When you start looking for solutions to get rid of mosquitoes, you find many traditional methods such as the use of insecticides, citronella candles, and mosquito repellent sprays, and although some commercial products are effective, the cost of using them on a regular basis can be expensive. In addition, you may feel some concern about the ingredients of these products and their potential impact on your health, so we offer you an alternative option to control mosquitoes without the costs or harmful health effects of using used coffee grounds or the so-called coffee grounds.

 

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How to use coffee grounds to repel mosquitoes

Coffee grounds can be used to repel mosquitoes in two ways:

1. Sprinkle coffee in the yard to keep mosquitoes away and prevent them from laying eggs: Studies have found that water or ground containing coffee deters adult mosquitoes from laying eggs in those locations, and while this coffee mixture reduces the number of mosquito larvae, it does not change Only a little in the prevention of adult mosquitoes in the air, and here we move to the second method.

 

2. Burning the coffee grounds to expel mosquitoes from the place: After igniting the ground coffee, it releases smoke and a strong smell that has the ability to drive away insects and repel mosquitoes, and here are the steps of burning coffee grounds to repel mosquitoes:

  • Step 1: Gather the remaining ground coffee in the coffee maker or from the coffee pot, place in a circular aluminum foil dish, and place in a dry place until completely dry.
  • Step 2: Place the plate containing the ground coffee on a flat surface in the open air, making sure that no animals or children reach the area.
  • Step 3: Add a few drops of sparking fluid to the ground coffee (just a few drops without saturating the powder) this makes it burn very quickly.
  • Step 4: Light the liquid with a lighter or long match to avoid getting a burn. Next, let the coffee burn and give off smoke.
  • Step 5: Put out the fire with a large damp towel or cloth by placing it over the plate. The coffee grounds must continue to burn and produce smoke, so that the smoke from the coffee repels mosquitoes.

 

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This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.

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