The Thrifty Apartment
Mosquitoes are a public nuisance. When coffee grounds are burned, they release a chemical compound into the air that mosquitoes hate to smell.
Here's how you can burn coffee grounds to keep the mosquitoes away
What you'll need -Coffee Grounds -Aluminum Foil -Lighter or Match
Take dried coffee grounds that have been recently brewed and place them in aluminum foil.
You can use aluminum foil plate or place aluminum foil in a glass plate.
Light the coffee ground with a match or lighter, similar to lighting a candle. You can add a couple drops of lighter fluid if you are finding it difficult to light.
The coffee grounds will create a small smoke. As they burn, the aroma will be released into the air, creating a natural barrier against mosquitoes.
Swipe up to read the full article