Use These 1-Ingredient Pleasant Smelling Oils To Get Rid Of Every Pest In The House!!

The arrival of summer makes us realize that pests are also living with us. We generally see pests like ants, wasps, flies, ticks, mosquitoes, and rats around us. Especially in summer our house almost turns into a messy place. Don’t worry, to take you out of this mess; we have gathered some simple 1-ingredient pleasant fragrance oils that can kill these pests naturally. Let’s see what these 6 essential oils can do.


  1. Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Eucalyptus essential oil is the primary food source for koala bears. Yes, that’s a fun fact about this, but it’s true. However, Eucalyptus-based repellents are one of the best natural insect repellents. This repellent can fight mosquitoes, moths, and flies. Research has proved that it fights against sand flies effectively than other competitive natural products. It is so powerful that insects like, whiteflies aphids, mites and earwigs lose their lives when they come in contact with this essential oil. You can keep it in the ration of ¼ teaspoon eucalyptus oil/cup of water. Also, Don’t forget to shake well to mix it thoroughly. After that, Whenever you use it, shake it first to get maximum results.


  1. Lavender Oil

It is mostly used in aromatherapy, a therapy which is used for cosmetic or psychological healing purpose. This oil can prevent black beetles, black fleas, green flies, black flies, and whiteflies. Moreover, you can also use lavender pillows and sachets to repel bugs from your bed. If we talk about its spray, 30 to 40 drops of lavender oil in almost 1.5 ounces of water is strong enough.


  1. Basil Oil

The botanical name of basil oil is Ocimum basilicum. Today, it’s generously used in many houses as a flavor of various recipes. In addition to this, it’s also used to heal different infections and wounds. Its larvicide properties can prevent insects from hatching. Moreover, you can add 20 drops of basil oil in 8 ounces of water to make a perfect spray.


  1. Lemongrass Essential Oils

Properties like insecticidal, antifungal, antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory make it an excellent essential oil. It is potent enough to kill bacteria externally and give relieves to various body pains. It is considered as an excellent repellent to repel fleas, mosquitoes, and flies. To use it efficiently, you need to heat the mixture of 20-25 drops of lemongrass oil and water. After heating, put everything in one spray bottle. Finally, you can use this spray bottle to spray every corner of your house. With such great benefits, Another advantage here is that it not only repel pests, it also makes your home smell good with its aromatic fresh citrus fragrance.


  1. Peppermint Oil

Peppermint acts as a natural insecticide which can repel beetles, fleas, ants, mosquitoes, spiders, flies, and rats. A study published in Malaria Journal explained that why peppermint is an excellent repellent. Researchers studied and found that it provided a repellent action when applied to the exposed parts of the body. With such features, it also showed significant larvicidal and mosquito repellent actions. You can use peppermint with the help of cotton balls or cotton pads. Yes, just put some peppermint oil onto your cotton pads or cotton balls and leave them as it is at different places of your home. I recommend you to place them in regions where these pests most likely to stay. You can set these balls or pads in the back of the cabinets, under sinks, or under the bed. However, it depends on your creativity. To make the spray, you need to add 5 drops of this essential oil to the water. And please exchange the cotton balls or pads once in a week because these may not work after one week. So keep changing, otherwise, you may not be able to reap full benefits of it.


  1. Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil is another great essential oil which has antibiotic, antiseptic, antiparasitic, antiviral and expectorant properties. It is popularly known as green cleaning powerhouse, and people often use it to inhibit the growth of bacterial and viral infections. It can repel almost all kinds of pests like leeches, lice, fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, ants, spiders and much more. We can use it in the same way we used peppermint oil. To make a spray out of tea tree oil, you can dilute 20 drops of tea tree oil with water in a spray bottle. The smell of tea tree oil may vary because every manufacturer makes it differently. It’s also hard to claim that this essential oil smells great because some people like it and some don’t. So you have to find out yourself whether it has an impressive smell or not.


Share this great information with your friends and family so that they never have to buy expensive readymade products from the market which are actually good for nothing.


Reference – DelishistNaturallivingideasQuora



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