Published on 01/04/2018 6:11 am

Have you ever wondered that mosquitoes are more attracted towards you than other people around you? We’re also usually asked why mosquitoes favor some human over others. As per our knowledge, it all depends on how you smell. Mosquitoes feature very sharp receptors in their heads that can spot human fragrance from nearly 100ft away. Smells are in fact the main indicators mosquitoes employ to recognize their prey. Before you buy your first mosquito trap online, let’s talk about the top 5 human smells that allure mosquitoes.

Carbon Dioxide: Do you know mosquitoes are enticed to the carbon dioxide you exhale. There’re several sources of CO2 found in nature, so it is not only the carbon dioxide that appeals mosquitoes. Whenever we exhale, we discharge chemicals such as uric acid, lactic acid and octanol that combine with CO2 to produce our own carbon dioxide. This mixture of smells is that notifies mosquitoes that there’s a human prey close by. The more CO2 you release, the easier you’re to

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