Truth about Mosquito Bites

Mosuitoe bite reason

Mosquitoes are living organisms that  coexist with humans. Mosquitoes are human ticks and are common in hot weather. Do you know that only the female mosquito bites whereas male mosquitoes do not suck human blood. Male mosquitoes keep alive only by drinking the juice of the trees and plants, and the female mosquito drinks human blood according to  the entomologist.

Reasons of Mosquitoes Bite?

Know that if you are often bitten by mosquitoes then it is the female mosquito. Moreover, if you are more prone to be bitten by mosquitoes then there are scientific reasons behind that.

Carbon dioxide

Mosquitoes have the ability to detect the presence of carbon dioxide around them. People who emit a lot of carbon dioxide due to exercise or being in heat. Emissions of carbon dioxide indicate to mosquitoes that humans are present nearby. So those who emit carbon dioxide due to exercise or other physical activity, mosquitoes also bite them more frequently.

Body Odor

Mosquitoes love certain wastes of the human body. During the summer, the human body becomes sweaty and the smell of sweat is favourable to mosquitoes. By the smell of the mouth, the mosquito bites.  In addition to the mouth, the activity of certain bacteria in the skin of the human body also causes mosquitoes to act and suck human blood. It should be noted that if there are different microbes in the skin of the human body, including bacteria, then mosquitoes do not come close, but if the microbes are the same, then mosquitoes like the skin of the human body.

Skin Creams

Lactic acid also attracts mosquitoes and lactic acid is mostly found in skin care creams.

Blood Group ‘O’

Research has shown that mosquitoes are more attracted to the  blood group ‘O’. Certain types of elements are found in such blood that attract mosquitoes. Researchers believe that mosquitoes do not have the ability to digest all types of blood groups. They are more inclined to bite people with low blood sugar levels.

High Cholesterol Level

Mosquitoes bite more people whose cholesterol level is high.


It has been found through research that dark colors like black, blue, and red also attract mosquitoes. People with a darker skin tone or wearing a black coloured cloth are more susceptible to mosquito bites. This holds true for a person wearing dark clothes as well.

Heat and water vapor

The human body produces special heat. An environment that is both warm and humid is a happy place for mosquitoes. So people whose skin remains hot are bitten more frequently by the mosquitoes.

Beer and Alcohol

People who drink alcohol are equally susceptible to a mosquito bite. A small study this year found that alcoholics were more likely to be bitten by mosquitoes. Mosquitoes are also increasingly attracted by beer drinkers as it increases the ethanol in sweat  that  attracts mosquitoes.


Research has also shown that pregnant women are more likely to be bitten by mosquito nets  than non-pregnant women. It is because pregnant women have high body temperature.

Perfume and Deo

If you have applied perfume or deodorant then mosquitoes will bite you more because the scent attracts mosquitoes.

How to prevent Mosquitoe Bite

  • If fragrant cream, oil or other products are kept in the room, remove them immediately. Storing them can also bring mosquitoes into your room.
  • You can also protect yourself from mosquitoes by using mosquito and insect repellents.
  • Burn camphor in the room and close the windows and doors for 10 minutes. AlMosquitoes run away by spraying the juice of mint leaves. It can also be applied on the body.l mosquitoes will run away.
  • The strong smell of garlic keeps mosquitoes away. Apply garlic juice on the body or spray it.
  • Dirty environment, frozen water or frozen garbage can be considered as the first cause of the arrival of mosquitoes. Extreme mosquitoes are produced by rainwater or collected waste in the atmosphere. So don’t let dirt or dirty water around you.
  • Wear clothes that can cover your body completely.

Truth about mosquitoe bite - delhi magazine

What to do a Mosquitoe Bite?

Mosquitoes Bite causes itching, burning and red rash, as well as sometimes you have some serious diseases like dengue. Therefore it is very important that you do some treatment immediately after mosquito bite, so that you do not feel itchy and burning sensation.

  • You Can apply lemon peel on that place. This will make the rash marks disappear. There will also be no itching.
  • Aloe vera is known for its antiseptic properties and due to this property it is used in many skin care products. Its antiseptic tendency gives you relief from the irritation and inflammation caused by mosquito bites.
  • Aloe vera is known for its antiseptic properties and due to this property it is used in many skin care products. Its antiseptic tendency gives you relief from the irritation and inflammation caused by mosquito bites.
    Baking soda stops the itching that occurs after a mosquito bite.
  • Mix one teaspoon of baking soda in a glass of water.
    Soak a clean cloth with the same water and apply it to the mosquito bite area. By doing this, there is no risk of malaria also.



Delhi Magazine Team

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