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Essential Oils That Repel or Kill Insects

Use Essential Oils Instead of Pesticides

Essential Oils

Essential Oils is the modern day pesticides for  spiders, mosquitoes and other pesky bugs.

The word is out on essential oils and it’s mysterious powers. They can be used for health, foods, and the management of insects.  Although they may not  kill insects right off, but in the right hands of a knowledgeable pest control technician, you will receive  astonishing results.

Lots of people use oils for health issues and the fact that it is natural compared to the alternative wich consist of chemicals.  When using the oils in conjunction with other oils you can achieve the elimination of bugs with the right mixtures.

Essential Oils that’s used to repel bugs

The process for terminating or repelling pest is simple.  All that is needed is a spray squirt bottle and about 10 to 15 drops of oil per one  cup of water.  Targeting areas were the bugs are seen is the best approach.  However, keep in mind that the essential oils will be effective with other methods used by professional exterminators such as; dust and baits.   We have put together a list of bugs and the essential oils that can help you manage your home naturally.

Ants: Spearmint, Peppermint oil
Beetles: Peppermint, Thyme
Chiggers: Lemongrass, Lavender, Thyme, Sage
Fleas: Spearmint, Peppermint, Lemongrass, Lavender
Flies: Rosemary, Sage, Peppermint, Lavender, Eucalyptus
Gnats: Patchouli, Spearmint
Mosquitoes: Lemongrass, Citronella, Lavender
Moths: Hyssop, Cedarwood, Peppermint, Spearmint, Citronella
Roaches: Peppermint, Citronella
Spiders: Peppermint, Spearmint
Ticks: Lemongrass, Sage, Thyme, Lavender

The above listed essential oils is sufficient enough to handle the common pest in your home such as: spiders, ants, roaches…etc.   There are other types of essential oil that will help curtail and eliminate pest such as : Lice, ticks, and fleas.  The oils in reference is eucalyptus and tea tree oil.

If you have a problem with pest and you want to stay natural as possible…Contact Truly Green Pest Control for a natural touch.