Skip to product information
1 of 3

Hami Hardware Store

Mosquito Coil

Mosquito Coil

Regular price Rs.200.00 PKR
Regular price Sale price Rs.200.00 PKR
Sale Sold out

A mosquito coil is a type of mosquito repellent commonly used in many parts of the world. It is typically a spiral-shaped coil made from a mixture of powdered wood and other ingredients, including an insecticide. The coil is usually burned slowly, and the smoke released acts as a deterrent to mosquitoes and other flying insects.

Here's how a mosquito coil generally works:

  1. Composition: The main ingredients in a mosquito coil include powdered wood or sawdust, a binder to hold the coil together, and an insecticide. The insecticide is often a pyrethroid, which is a type of chemical derived from chrysanthemum flowers and known for its insect-repelling properties.

  2. Burning Process: When the coil is lit, it smolders and produces a slow-burning spiral of smoke. The insecticide in the coil vaporizes, creating a cloud of smoke that acts as a barrier against mosquitoes.

  3. Repellent Action: The insecticide works by interfering with the nervous system of insects, including mosquitoes, and repelling them. It doesn't necessarily kill the mosquitoes but helps keep them at bay, reducing the chances of mosquito bites.

  4. Usage: Mosquito coils are often used outdoors, such as on patios, camping sites, or in gardens. They are also used indoors in some regions, although proper ventilation is important to prevent excessive inhalation of the smoke.

It's important to use mosquito coils according to the manufacturer's instructions to ensure effectiveness and safety. While they can be useful in controlling mosquitoes, it's also essential to consider other mosquito control measures, such as using mosquito nets, wearing protective clothing, and eliminating standing water where mosquitoes breed. Additionally, individuals with respiratory issues may want to be cautious about prolonged exposure to mosquito coil smoke.














View full details