Bed bugs are parasitic insects that feed exclusively on blood. Their scientific name is Cimex lectularius. Several species of the insect exist, but the most common kind is the best known for its preference to human blood. The name is found based on the insect’s habitat preference, usually warm houses especially in bedding or around the sleeping areas. Bedbugs mainly operate at night but can also be active during the day. Perhaps the most disturbing feature of the insect is the ability to feed on their hosts without being noticed. The insect is a significant nuisance to personal hygiene and comfort. Also, many adverse effects are as a result the bug. Some of these adverse effects include skin rashes from bed bug bites, allergic reactions, psychological torture, and embarrassment.
It is, therefore, plain simple that the pest is not wanted at all. The bug has been part of human existence for thousands of years but was mostly eradicated in the early 1990s by the developing world. However, lately, the prevalence of the parasite has skyrocketed most likely because of developed pesticide resistance. Efforts have been projected before to attempt the eradication of these parasites and more still are being put … Read more