Drug insect repellents – There are many medications that use insect repellent active ingredients are different. NHS recommended to choose an insect repellent containing DEET (Diethyltoluamide), especially in areas prone to malaria.
When using insect repellent make sure to avoid cuts and scratches found on your skin, apply only to the part that stings just prone. When using insect repellent in the face, spray a little into the hands then rubbed on the face, avoiding the eyes, nostrils and mouth. If you are concerned about the use of strong chemicals, there are many natural alternatives, although more powerful DEET.
Stay calm – No one is happy to see insects crawling or flying around, but the worst thing you can do is try to hit them with clasped hands. Insects can become aggressive and frightened at the sight of sudden movements and swift, and it will only increase your risk of bites or stings. Instead, try to act as cool as possible and then slowly walked away from the area.
Do not invite them – Insects will be much more difficult to get into the house if there is no driveway. If you do need to open the windows because of the hot weather, put the net in order to prevent most insects from outside.
Covering food – Everyone wants to enjoy a summer picnic is no exception insects. If you eat outdoors, make sure that everything is covered. It is very important to do until the end of summer when the bees more often disturbing. It happens because generally they end the breeding cycle at the end of the summer, so they are free to fly and make our lives miserable.
Light a candle lemongrass – Researchers at the University of Guelph in Ontario found that citronella oil serves as a natural insect repellent, with forty-two percent reduction in mosquito bites around the citronella candles. You can buy bracelets that have diserapi citronella oil, which has the same function.
Clothes – One of the most common myths about the sting is light-colored clothing inviting insects. Research conducted at Tulane University in New Orleans proved, the myth is not true.