A lot of trouble, especially in the hot summer time, is caused by flying blood-sucking insects for tourists and travelers: mosquitoes, midges, midges, horseflies, gadflies, etc. A lot of blood-sucking insects literally terrorize a person, climbing into the nose, ears, hair, under clothes. They inflict countless bites, sometimes frenzied.
Wild plants that repel and destroy blood-sucking flying insects, mosquitoes, midges, horseflies, gadflies, flies.
Bites of blood-sucking insects cause burning and itching, and in some cases inflammation and swelling. In addition, some blood-sucking insects are carriers of a number of dangerous infectious diseases. Various means are used to protect against bloodsucking flying insects. All kinds of mosquito nets, mosquito nets, which cover the face and neck, special repellents in the form of aerosols, solutions, ointments, pastes and lotions repellents.
in places of accumulation of blood-sucking insects, simple rules should be followed.
Camping on an elevated, purged place.
Tuck pants into socks or boots.
Sleep under a mosquito net.
However, it may happen that during the trip there will be no mesh or repellent. In this case, you can take advantage of the properties of some wild plants with pronounced insecticidal and repellent properties. Such wild plants have long been successfully used by our ancestors to scare away and destroy harmful blood-sucking insects. These include such well-known and ubiquitous plants as bird cherry, wormwood, elderberry, tansy and others.
|Wild plants that repel and destroy blood-sucking flying insects.|
|Title||Conditions and place of growth||Mode of application|
|Ledum marsh, bog||Swamps and Wetlands.||Smoke destroys insects. Burn several branches inside the tent or throw in a fire, after fumigating the tent, ventilate well, closing the entrance with a net.|
|Elderberry grassy, elderberry||Broad-leaved forests and forest-steppes.||The smell repels insects. Arrange fresh stems with leaves or hang them in the right place.|
|White clover||Almost everywhere in the steppe and forest-steppe zones.||The smell repels insects. Mash fresh stems and leaves until juice appears and hang in the right place.|
|Common flax||Almost everywhere along roads, at the fringes, near water bodies.||The smell repels insects. Spread fresh grass or hang in the right place.|
|Common tansy, wild mountain ash||Almost everywhere in the forest and forest-steppe zones.||The smell repels mosquitoes and flies. Arrange fresh stems with leaves or hang them in the right place.|
|Wormwood||Almost everywhere in the forest and forest-steppe zones.||The smell repels mosquitoes and flies. Unfolded fresh or dried stems with leaves or hang them in the right place.|
|Chamomile officinalis||Mostly in the south in the steppe and forest-steppe zones.||Smoke repels insects. Burn several stems with leaves inside the tent or throw into a fire, after fumigating the tent, ventilate well, closing the entrance with a net.|
|Black hellebore||Almost everywhere in the steppe and forest-steppe zones.||Smoke repels insects. Burn several stalks inside the tent or throw into a fire, after fumigating the tent, ventilate well, closing the entrance with a net.|
|Bird cherry||Almost ubiquitous in deciduous and mixed forests.||The smell repels insects. Unfold fresh branches with leaves or hang them in the right place.|