Don’t Let Mosquitoes Bite You! This Is How You Can Make a Home-Made Insecticide

This is how you put an end to the annoying nights of itching.

Gabriela Castillo

The hot season has arrived. It’s a good excuse for a beach getaway, but it also has a dark side, where mosquitoes play a major role.

So, to put an end to those sleepless nights due to the terrible itching caused by their bites, we bring you a super powerful and effective remedy.

The best part is that you can make it at home and you only need two basic kitchen ingredients: pepper (allspice) and garlic.

How to Make Homemade Pepper and Garlic Insecticide Against Mosquitoes?


  • 40 fat peppers
  • 10 garlic cloves
  • 2 liters of water

Pimienta gorda y ajo - don’t let mosquitoes bite you! This is how you can make a home-made insecticide


  • Boil one liter of water and add the allspice. Let it rest for 5 minutes and then wait for it to cool very well.
  • Using your blender, mix the water, pepper, and garlic until you get a homogeneous mixture without lumps.
  • Add the other liter of water and pour it into a spray bottle.
  • Now comes the good part. Spray the homemade insecticide on your plants. Use it 1 to 3 times a week.

You’ll see, mosquitoes will no longer be a problem in your life.

What are Garlic and Pepper Good for?

Garlic is used to treat respiratory infections, detoxify the body, and strengthen the immune system. Pepper can help us improve digestion, reduce cholesterol in the blood, and even eliminate stomach gas.

These two ingredients cannot be missing from your life, as they have multiple benefits for food, health, and much more.

Story originally written in Spanish by Nayeli Párraga in Cultura Colectiva.