The mosquito repellent bracelets became fashionable during the last few years when they began to be marketed in Northern Europe. Its entry into Spain occurred at the end of the last decade. The invention of this system was originated in principle to prevent the annoying biting insects, specifically mosquitoes. The bracelets have another mystery to be sprayed with chemical repellents to prevent the approach and subsequent mosquito bites. This mosquito system is the most used among children, although adults also choose it because it is as effective for some than for others.There are several strategies aimed at mosquito control and mosquito repellents seems to work great in reducing the contact between people and mosquitoes.
The bracelets can be used in both ankles and wrists, being equally effective on both sides. Some experts recommend combining the use of multiple ankle and wrist bracelets when we travel to places with much congruence of insects. As discussed above these bracelets they are usually made of ABS plastic, or cloth sprayed with chemical repellents coming off several types:
- Citronella: Oil extracted from a plant. It is a natural repellent
- DEET: Chemical compound highly effective repellent and fungicidal
- Lavender oil: Another natural environment
Some bracelets include several micro points on its surface so that they can be gradually drilled and regulate the outflow, depending on the amount the duration thereof will be greater or lesser extent. Most bracelets have a shelf life of between 24 and 72 hours, as long as these do not get wet or wash any type of detergent. Once past the time of effectiveness will stay exposed to the bites of mosquitoes, though, we can always stay bracelet memory. The mosquito bracelets are a tranquility in protection for children is concerned, especially when we travel abroad because we can prevent diseases such as malaria, dengue or yellow fever diseases recognized by the OCU reports. Using colonies can reduce its effects since it is scientifically proven that attracts insects with the aggravation if the colony is sprayed on the neck or wrists therefore preferred areas of action for insects. Bracelets effectiveness is increased compared to ultrasound devices withdrawn by FACUA market for 3 years being zero all tests in laboratories since 2006. There are plenty of colors and child models manufactured in flexible silicone to fit all sizes.Some prefer to wear bracelets hung backpacks or bags to protect your back.Definitely we recommend using this system as a preventive measure because the average market price ranges between 2 euros, bracelets short and 6 euros bracelets long release, the latter being sold in pharmacies.