Mosquitoes are attracted to carbon dioxide that humans exhale.
Methods to keep them away
1. Blanket & curtains with diluted form of DEET (Widely used chemical that repels mosquitoes). These blankets & curtains are manufactured by Mumbai based Posse Enterprises.
2. Use anti-mosquito AC by LG if you do not want to use chemical repellents. This AC produces ultrasonic wave to repel. LG has even launched TV & mobile with this feature.
3. Mosquito killing system - emits controlled amount of carbon dioxide fooling mosquitoes to sit on it and is consumed by the machine.
4. Mosquito repellent patch - Put on clothes or bed. Do not apply on skin. Contains herbal oil & extracts. Emits citrussy spa like odor. Very effective.
5. Mosquito repellent wrist band - Snap it around the wrist. Contains herbal oil & extracts. Citrussy smell is strong. Very effective.
6. Chinese made electric bats - Kills mosquitoes but contains high amount of lead beyond permissible limits.