Burn some sage to get rid of mosquitoes

Burning sage is often used to “cleanse” a room or get rid of bad vibes, but it’s also a useful mosquito repellent.  Sage is about 40 percent effective at keeping mosquitoes at bay, which is better than nothing. But if you really want to keep the little pests away, burning thyme was found to be 85 to 90 percent effective at repelling mosquitoes. So, the next time you light up the grill or get the fire pit going, chuck a handful of herbs on the fire to create a natural mosquito repellent with a pleasant smell. And if you really want to chill once you’ve got the sage burning

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