No one like spiders and mice in their homes, moreover many people are even afraid of them. So, once they appear in their house they immediately search for the first available insecticide. But, most of them are packed with chemicals that can harm your health. Fortunately, there are also effective natural remedies that can successfully deter these pests from your home. Follow reading and find out about their use.
The best natural insecticide is based on the use of peppermint. This plant can help you to effectively keep these creatures away from your home. This plant is known for its numerous health benefits, but it is also very efficient in the fight against insects. Its refreshing aroma is something that insecticides detest which will keep them at bay.
In the case of humans, peppermint is very beneficial only because of its scent as it soothes our nostrils and awakens our senses thus offering remarkable benefits for our psychological and physical health. It has the ability to fight off many diseases, and at the same time offer great relaxation for our body. By using it in your home you will also improve the air quality and at the same time get rid of insects and mice.
Here it is how to use it:
DIY A Natural Insecticidal Spray
½ liter of pure filtered water.
10 drops of essential oil of peppermint.
A clean vaporizer.
In an empty spray bottle pour the water and then add 10 drops of peppermint essential oil. Start shaking the bottle and your mixture is ready. Spray with it all the affected areas of insects and mice.
The use of peppermint essential oil can cause skin irritations if not diluted in water. Therefore, make sure to properly dilute the oil with enough water, and keep it out of reach from small children and animals.
Other Tips How to Eliminate Insects
Here are some other tips to follow in order to remove the insects and mice from your home.
Buy furniture that can be easily moved so that to clean every areas of your home.
Clean your house regularly and pay a close attention to dark and poorly ventilated corners which are the favorite areas of insects.
Remember to always close your trash bags, and make certain to throw them away every day.
Make sure to always clean the leftover food in the kitchen or on the tables as they can attract insects, and promote their spread.
Ventilate your home all the time by opening your windows every day, and if needed use air purifier.
See if you have holes in your walls, and if there are any, close them with suitable products so that insects want stay there.
Limit the use of industrial insecticides as they have in their content dangerous chemicals and replace them with natural ingredients like baking soda, cloves, lemon, cinnamon, and others.
Bath your pets, and clean their litters regularly in order to prevent the spread of insects.
If your insect bite is too painful, contact your doctor immediately.