After the arrival of spring, do insects begin to be around your house? With the heat, it is usually common for ants, mosquitoes, or wasps to isolate themselves in your home. Of course, there are many methods to scare them away, but in order to give interiors a special touch, aromatize and avoid some insects, we recommend these 10 insect repellent plants for bedrooms, kitchens, or living rooms.


For those beginners in the plant world, rosemary is very easy to keep indoors. In addition, its strong aroma keeps mosquitoes away, and if you add some leaves to a candle to burn them, the smell drives away moths.

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The ideal place to have a lavender is in the rooms, since its soft aroma helps you sleep better and repels mosquitoes and fleas. It is also a very easy plant to maintain, only needing indirect light.

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Bee Balm

Perfect to put it on a balcony or near the window, as it not only keeps mosquitoes away, it also attracts butterflies, birds and bees. What better than helping these great pollinators!

Pot Marigold

Due to its characteristic aroma, pot marigold or calendula flower is well known for its insecticidal properties, mainly against mosquitoes. It also has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties on the skin.

Floss Flower

Also known as Blue Horizon, this plant has a chemical that is commonly used in commercial products to repel insects, so using it naturally will keep a variety of insects away.

Geranium plants

A very resistant and easy to care for plant and perfect to put it in direct sun. Its flowers repel ants and mosquitoes, and the best thing is that there is a wide variety of colors.

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It gives off a soft lemon aroma, which makes all kinds of mosquitoes go away. On the other hand, it has antiseptic and antibacterial benefits when infused with its dried leaves.


An ally that aromatizes some cuisine, it is also perfect to place it in the kitchen, since its light smell repels mosquitoes and ants.

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Royal Jasmine

It is better to put this plant very close to the door, since its strong aroma repels mosquitoes, flies and wasps. They are also highly recommended to place them on balconies or gardens, so everyone can enjoy sunny days outside without annoying insects.

Mums plants

Also known as Chrysanthemum, the flowers of these plants keep cockroaches, beetles and flies away, so when buying one make sure it has several buds or is about to bloom.

Everything is ready for you to go to the plant nursery!