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Best Mosquito Repellent Sprays in India - Reviews and Comparison 2021

We picked the 7 best mosquito repellent sprays in 2021 for your budget and use cases.

Mosquitos, these tiny parasites do not seem as deadly as they are. Responsible for thousands of deaths every year, mosquitos are the carriers of deadly diseases like malaria, dengue and yellow fever. That is why it is imperative to have a set of good and effective best mosquito killer spray at home. Cherrycheck brings to you a list of 7 best mosquito repellent sprays in India to shoo away these creatures out of your house and keep you & your loved ones safe from the troubles they bring in.

UPDATED

11/26/2021

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HIT Mosquito and Fly Killer Spray

Godrej

HIT Mosquito and Fly Killer Spray

Lime Fresh Fragrance

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9.8 / 10

11/2020

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400 ml

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Mosquitos and flies

Very effective
Great fragrance
It lasts long due to which it may be troublesome
Repellent Spray

Mortein

All Insect Killer

082222

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Our Rating

9.8 / 10

11/2020

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600 ml

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Cockroaches, mosquitoes, and flies

Effective on multiple insects
Great fragrance
Lasts long once sprayed which may be troublesome
Repellent Spray

DND

Nanosol Flying Insect Killer Mosquito Repellent Spray

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9.5 / 10

11/2020

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60 ml

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Mosquitos and flies

On contact knockdown
12 Hour work span
Metered Spray System
Great fragrance
Less quantity
Repellent Spray

Godrej

HIT Mosquito and Fly Killer Spray

FIK

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Our Rating

9.3 / 10

11/2020

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400 ml

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Mosquitos and flies

Very effective
Great fragrance
Lasts long once sprayed which may be troublesome
Repellent Spray

Baygon

Mosquito & Fly Killer

B07L3HP15R

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9.1 / 10

11/2020

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625ml

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Mosquitos and flies

Effective
Strong lime fragrance
Repellent Spray

Dabur

Odomos Naturals Mosquito Repellent Spray

FB035100

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9.0 / 10

11/2020

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100 ml

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Mosquitos and flies

Organic and natural
No harmful components
Kid friendly
Not as effective as other repellents
Spray mechanism needs improvement
Repellent Spray

Forest Essentials

Herb Infused Insect Deterrent Body Spray

9299

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Our Rating

8.9 / 10

11/2020

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100.55 ml

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Mosquitos and insects

Organic and natural
No harmful components
Great fragrance
Very Costly
Less effective
Body Spray

Godrej

HIT Mosquito and Fly Killer Spray


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9.8 / 10

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Very effective
Great fragrance
It lasts long due to which it may be troublesome

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Buyer's Guide- Best Mosquito Repellent Sprays in India

Know all about mosquito sprays to buy the best one.

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Features: Most important purchase criteria for best mosquito sprays

Here’s a sneak peek into the most significant features to consider before buying a best mosquito repellent spray.

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FAQ: Learn more about the details

Any questions left? Here they are, including answers.

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How-To: Usage hints and care instructions for mosquito sprays

Best practices for mosquito spray usage and care.

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Our Picks: How we picked the best mosquito killer sprays in India

Find out how we selected and ranked the products.

1. Features: Most important purchase criteria for best mosquito sprays

1.1 DEET

DEET, which is scientifically known as N-diethyl-meta-toluamide, is a common ingredient present in most solutions used to repel biting pests, including mosquitos. The proportion may vary in respective solutions yet a 25-30 DEET level is considered to be ideal.

DEET, which is scientifically known as N-diethyl-meta-toluamide, is a common ingredient present in most solutions used to repel biting pests, including mosquitos. The proportion may vary in respective solutions yet a 25-30 DEET level is considered to be ideal.

1.2 Picaridin

Picaridin is a natural element obtained out of black pepper plants and is a syntactic pest repellent. Commonly effective on bugs and flies, 20% of any repellent comprises of this.

Picaridin is a natural element obtained out of black pepper plants and is a syntactic pest repellent. Commonly effective on bugs and flies, 20% of any repellent comprises of this.

1.3 Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus (OLE)

Lemon Eucalyptus oil, which is a refined variant of lemon eucalyptus, is also significant. This act as an overall protector in any repellent. The OLE lasts for 7 hours on the skin and shields your body. 30% OLE in a repellent is considered to be ideal.

Lemon Eucalyptus oil, which is a refined variant of lemon eucalyptus, is also significant. This act as an overall protector in any repellent. The OLE lasts for 7 hours on the skin and shields your body. 30% OLE in a repellent is considered to be ideal.

1.4 IR3535 and 2-Undecanone

The IR3535 and 2-Undecanone are the elements whose combo is present in a relatively less proportion. The IR3535 has amino acid-like capacities whereas 2-Undecanone is present in synthesised form. Having both of them means having a mix comprising of wild tomatoes, rue and a few other species of plants.

The IR3535 and 2-Undecanone are the elements whose combo is present in a relatively less proportion. The IR3535 has amino acid-like capacities whereas 2-Undecanone is present in synthesised form. Having both of them means having a mix comprising of wild tomatoes, rue and a few other species of plants.

1.5 Brand

We have a specific reason to ask you consider the brand while buying a mosquito repellent because buying from an unknown manufacturer leaves you wondering about the components used in the repellent and may raise some red flags regarding safety while using it.

We have a specific reason to ask you consider the brand while buying a mosquito repellent because buying from an unknown manufacturer leaves you wondering about the components used in the repellent and may raise some red flags regarding safety while using it.

2. FAQ: Learn more about the details

2.1 When does mosquito repellent expire?

The pest or insect repellent are highly durable and are very long-lasting in case of effectiveness. There isn't any specific sign or a clear indication which could confirm that the product is expired. However, most solutions smell differently when spoilt and that could be the time to get rid of it. Normally mosquito repellent has a life span of 3 years.

The pest or insect repellent are highly durable and are very long-lasting in case of effectiveness. There isn't any specific sign or a clear indication which could confirm that the product is expired. However, most solutions smell differently when spoilt and that could be the time to get rid of it. Normally mosquito repellent has a life span of 3 years.

2.2 How to apply mosquito repellent?

A whole process of applying a mosquito repellent is listed here.

A whole process of applying a mosquito repellent is listed here.

2.3 Will mosquito repellent repel ticks?

While most of the mosquito repellents work fine on ticks. However, a combo of DEET and Picaridin in any of the solutions work best.

While most of the mosquito repellents work fine on ticks. However, a combo of DEET and Picaridin in any of the solutions work best.

2.4 Will mosquito repellent work for bed bugs?

No. The mosquito repellents don’t work on the bed bugs. Most of the solutions comprise of DEET and Picaridin which is effective against mosquitos and ticks.

No. The mosquito repellents don’t work on the bed bugs. Most of the solutions comprise of DEET and Picaridin which is effective against mosquitos and ticks.

2.5 Are there any side effects of using repellents?

Skin reaction and eye irritation (if gone into eyes) are the most common side effects of using either excessive or wrong mosquito/ insect repellent. Sprays shouldn't be used in a room in the presence of individuals who have breathing issues. Nor such people should spray repellents in the house themselves.

Skin reaction and eye irritation (if gone into eyes) are the most common side effects of using either excessive or wrong mosquito/ insect repellent. Sprays shouldn't be used in a room in the presence of individuals who have breathing issues. Nor such people should spray repellents in the house themselves.

3. How-To: Usage hints and care instructions for mosquito sprays

3.1 How to spray a mosquito repellent?

  • Properly cover yourself (face and nose) before spraying.

  • Use appropriate amount while using.

  • Use the spray nozzle to reach difficult corners.

  • Do not touch your eyes and mouth immediately after applying the spray.

  • Wash your hands properly after spraying.

  • Properly cover yourself (face and nose) before spraying.

  • Use appropriate amount while using.

  • Use the spray nozzle to reach difficult corners.

  • Do not touch your eyes and mouth immediately after applying the spray.

  • Wash your hands properly after spraying.

4. Fun Facts: Interesting facts, figures and things to know about mosquito sprays

4.1 Citronella oil, which is extracted from the lemongrass plant, irritates mosquitoes. Whereas the same smell is so pleasant for humans!

4.2 It was discovered in 1901 that citronella, hairdressing fragrance, could be used to repel mosquitoes.

4.3 In 1942, researchers Lyle Goodhue and William Sullivan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, discovered and developed the first aerosol insecticide to aid the US soldiers on the war front.

4.4 During WWII, the American soldiers used aerosol cans to carry insecticides which would protect them against mosquitos and insects.

4.5 Mosquitos get attracted towards darker shades or darker colours and tend to bite people who wear them.

4.1 Citronella oil, which is extracted from the lemongrass plant, irritates mosquitoes. Whereas the same smell is so pleasant for humans!

4.2 It was discovered in 1901 that citronella, hairdressing fragrance, could be used to repel mosquitoes.

4.3 In 1942, researchers Lyle Goodhue and William Sullivan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, discovered and developed the first aerosol insecticide to aid the US soldiers on the war front.

4.4 During WWII, the American soldiers used aerosol cans to carry insecticides which would protect them against mosquitos and insects.

4.5 Mosquitos get attracted towards darker shades or darker colours and tend to bite people who wear them.

5. Our Picks: How we picked the best mosquito killer sprays in India

5.1 HIT Mosquito and Fly Killer Spray, Lime Fresh Fragrance, 400ml

The HIT is one of the most popular brands of repellants in India and is a household name. It instantly kills all flying insects including mosquitos and flies protecting you from the diseases like Dengue, Malaria and Chikungunya.

Reaching the deepest and difficult corners of the house, it kills the insects while also spreading a soothing fresh lime fragrance. It is meant for regular use under your sofa, bed and various hard-to-reach corners. The HIT is available in pack sizes of 625ml, 700ml, and also has a Kala HIT variant.

The HIT is one of the most popular brands of repellants in India and is a household name. It instantly kills all flying insects including mosquitos and flies protecting you from the diseases like Dengue, Malaria and Chikungunya.

Reaching the deepest and difficult corners of the house, it kills the insects while also spreading a soothing fresh lime fragrance. It is meant for regular use under your sofa, bed and various hard-to-reach corners. The HIT is available in pack sizes of 625ml, 700ml, and also has a Kala HIT variant.

5.2 Mortein All Insect Killer - 600 ml

Mortein is an extremely popular brand in the mosquito repellent market and gives a tough competition to HIT. This one spray is effective in killing both flying and crawling insects then be it mosquitoes or cockroaches, while other brands have separate variants for cockroaches and flying insects.

With a target nozzle, you can easily reach the nooks and corners to kill your flying enemies. It's particularly effective on dengue causing mosquitoes.

The Mortein all Insect killer is Available in sizes of 200ml, 400ml and 600ml.

Mortein is an extremely popular brand in the mosquito repellent market and gives a tough competition to HIT. This one spray is effective in killing both flying and crawling insects then be it mosquitoes or cockroaches, while other brands have separate variants for cockroaches and flying insects.

With a target nozzle, you can easily reach the nooks and corners to kill your flying enemies. It's particularly effective on dengue causing mosquitoes.

The Mortein all Insect killer is Available in sizes of 200ml, 400ml and 600ml.

5.3 DND Nanosol Flying Insect Killer Mosquito Repellent Spray 60ml

The DND Nanosol Flying Insect Killer Mosquito Repellent spray comes with a unique knockdown formula for mosquitos.

It creates a protective shield around you and your loved ones for whopping 12 hours. It comes with the Metered Spray System which ensures that just the right amount is used each time.

This repellant has a refreshing smell that will comfort you while keeping the mosquitoes away.

The DND Nanosol Flying Insect Killer Mosquito Repellent spray comes with a unique knockdown formula for mosquitos.

It creates a protective shield around you and your loved ones for whopping 12 hours. It comes with the Metered Spray System which ensures that just the right amount is used each time.

This repellant has a refreshing smell that will comfort you while keeping the mosquitoes away.

5.4 Godrej HIT Mosquito and Fly Killer Spray, 400ml

A powerful variant of our top choice, the Godrej Hit Spray, popularly known as the Kala Hit is an even more impactful in keeping the mosquitos on the bay.

This non-organic mosquito repellant has maximum impact on the dengue, malaria and chikungunya infecting mosquitoes. It also comes with a nozzle giving you easy access to the corners of your house and underneath the sofa and bed.

Besides having a lime fresh variant in the form of HIT Mosquito and Fly Killer Spray it has size options of 625ml, 700ml also.

A powerful variant of our top choice, the Godrej Hit Spray, popularly known as the Kala Hit is an even more impactful in keeping the mosquitos on the bay.

This non-organic mosquito repellant has maximum impact on the dengue, malaria and chikungunya infecting mosquitoes. It also comes with a nozzle giving you easy access to the corners of your house and underneath the sofa and bed.

Besides having a lime fresh variant in the form of HIT Mosquito and Fly Killer Spray it has size options of 625ml, 700ml also.

5.5 Baygon Mosquito & Fly Killer - Lime Fragrance 625ml

Its lime fragrance could be fresh, citrusy and pleasant to us, but it raises all the red flags for the mosquitos. The Baygon mosquito & fly killer has been in the race for long and it's going steady for all the right reasons.

With a super-fast, on-contact knockdown time, this kills the mosquitos and flies in a blink. Moreover, due to the presence of Active D-Trans Allethrin, it keeps the dengue and malaria carrying mosquitos away.

Its lime fragrance could be fresh, citrusy and pleasant to us, but it raises all the red flags for the mosquitos. The Baygon mosquito & fly killer has been in the race for long and it's going steady for all the right reasons.

With a super-fast, on-contact knockdown time, this kills the mosquitos and flies in a blink. Moreover, due to the presence of Active D-Trans Allethrin, it keeps the dengue and malaria carrying mosquitos away.

5.6 Dabur Odomos Naturals Mosquito Repellent Spray - 100ml

Odomos Naturals is where the goodness of citronella and aloe vera meets. Besides being made up of all-natural and harmless ingredients, it also has a very appealing and refreshing fragrance. This highly effective repellent is the cheapest on our list!

With the strength to provide your family with a 100% protection from mosquitoes, this spray offers a shelf life of 30 months and helps you fight against the pesky carriers of dengue and malaria.

It is recommended to keep this spray away from kids for safety concerns.

Odomos Naturals is where the goodness of citronella and aloe vera meets. Besides being made up of all-natural and harmless ingredients, it also has a very appealing and refreshing fragrance. This highly effective repellent is the cheapest on our list!

With the strength to provide your family with a 100% protection from mosquitoes, this spray offers a shelf life of 30 months and helps you fight against the pesky carriers of dengue and malaria.

It is recommended to keep this spray away from kids for safety concerns.

5.7 Forest Essentials Herb Infused Insect Deterrent Body Spray, 3.4 Fl Oz

This is a mosquito repellent body spray but by no means, it is lesser than our other listed sprays. It's on a lower spot for two reasons. First, it's not your traditional spray that can be sprayed externally. Second, it is expensive than others.

This water-based mosquito repellent includes citronella, lemongrass, and ayurvedic herbs such as neem and vetiver, which works perfectly against mosquitos.

The natural ingredients make it extremely skin-friendly. It is safe to spray it over all the exposed parts of your body except the face. Checkout reviews, features, buying guide and comparison of best mosquito racket in India.

This is a mosquito repellent body spray but by no means, it is lesser than our other listed sprays. It's on a lower spot for two reasons. First, it's not your traditional spray that can be sprayed externally. Second, it is expensive than others.

This water-based mosquito repellent includes citronella, lemongrass, and ayurvedic herbs such as neem and vetiver, which works perfectly against mosquitos.

The natural ingredients make it extremely skin-friendly. It is safe to spray it over all the exposed parts of your body except the face. Checkout reviews, features, buying guide and comparison of best mosquito racket in India.