Most people can’t imagine starting the day without its favorite cup of coffee. According to statistics, coffee is enjoyed as much as water and its beneficial properties are wide known. What most people don’t know is that the ground that is left after we drink the coffee is very beneficial. Coffee grounds may be used for fertilization of the ground, for skin exfoliation, as well as to repel mosquitoes and many more usages.
Talking about mosquitoes and other insects, the US Agency for Environmental Protection (EPA) says that coffee ground can be very effective in this fight. Therefore, here we present you a way to prepare natural repellent that will keep the insects away.
Process of preparation:
- Collect the coffee grounds in a bowl and cover it with aluminum foil. Leave the bowl on dark and cold place until the marc dries.
- When it is completely dry, put it on some flat surface and open the windows. Be careful to place it away from your children or pets.
- When placed like this burn the coffee grounds. The smoke will make all insects go away.
Coffee grounds is also effective against ants. Just apply a bit of it on places where ants appear most and it will chase them away.
Plus tip: Burn fresh bay leaf in mosquito electrical devise and it will have the same effects as coffee grounds.