Despite the skill of architects and contractors to create a durable, fantastic home, insects and critters will inevitably get in to your abode. The sight of a spider, roach, or even roly-poly pill bugs may throw us into a tizzy. Our initial reaction might be to grab the industrial-grade insect repellant to decimate the bugs that have vitiated your sanctuary. But before you do that, explore the numerous natural ways to reduce these critters. Introducing our essential oil indoor household pest repellant blend!
Now you might think “There is no harm in using the commercial insect repellants found at your local grocery store.” But there is. Most of them contain Class 2A Carcinogens active ingredients which exposed to over years will increase your chances of acquiring cancer. (For more information, read this article on possible household cancer-causers.)
Essential Oil Indoor Household Pest RepellantPrint This
- 15 Drops of Eucalyptus Lemon Essential Oil
- 10 Drops of Clove Essential Oil
- 10 Drops of Lavender Essential Oil
- 10 Drops of Geranium Essential Oil
- 5 Drops of Peppermint Essential Oil
Mix Ingredients well in a small glass container.
Apply a drop of the blend onto a cotton ball, cotton strip, or piece of paper towel.
Place in high-traffic insect area away from sunlight or other heat sources.
Recipe works best if using Eucalyptus Lemon oil, not eucalyptus or lemon oil individually.
This recipe is not intended to be used as a spray repellant, rather one to apply strategically in corners of the house where you think the insects enter. Soon you will see them no more.
The beauty of this essential oil indoor household pest repellant recipe is that it will kill the critters but won’t harm your family, you, or your beloved pet. Moreover, it will make your house smell great as all aromatherapy does!
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