See which vitamin is the most preferred to take in order to avoid the attacks of mosquitoes this year. Mosquito spray can looks like a useful protection against bites and itching.

Some sprays on the market contain chemicals that have dangerous side effects if they are absorbed by the skin. Fortunately, there are some natural ways for avoiding that.

Although researchers have yet to prove why mosquitoes attack humans, it is believed that it is because of the smell. Unfortunately, mosquitoes do not cause only itching; they can also transmit some diseases.

Zika is associated with birth defects, Dengue can cause fever, West Nile causes fever, joint pain, vomiting and rash, Malaria causes high fever, chills and vomiting, Yellow fever causes jaundice, tremors and vomiting, Chikungunya causes pain in the joints, rash, nausea, encephalitis induced nausea and fever, Rift valley fever causes dizziness, nausea and eye damage, Jamestown Canyon virus causes flu-like symptoms and winter rabbit virus that causes dizziness, vomiting, and rashes.

With more than 175 known species of mosquitoes in the US, they will not go anywhere else, so it is important to know how to be protected from them.

Vitamin B1 (thiamine) is a water soluble vitamin that is good for your body to function properly and to keep you healthy.

It can be found in foods such as broccoli, onions, peas, green beans, zucchini, kale, spinach, cabbage, eggplant and sunflower seeds and it plays an important role in combating stress and strengthen the immune system.

If you have enough vitamin B1 in your system, the body will produce specific scent that repels mosquitoes. Do not worry, people will not feel it. But mosquitoes will be chased.

You can also try to make mosquito spray. There are many home recipes, but this requires only two ingredients – fresh parsley and organic apple vinegar.

In a bowl add a bunch of fresh parsley and 4 oz of ACV and mix the ingredients. Allow the mixture to stand for several hours and then strain it and put it in a spray bottle. Keep it in a cool place and add essential oil of your choice.