When I did my research on essential oils repelling bugs long ago there were certain essential oils that repeatedly were recommended. For instance, anything with menthol effect like peppermint was mentioned so it made me think. When I go outside to water in the heat of the day and rub peppermint essential oil on my body it helps because its cooling like icy hot but when you use to much or put it near your eyes you can hardly see and everything feels on fire. Imagine being as small as a little bug. All that peppermint power would make something that small burn up alive. So here’s a great recipe to make your house and perimeter via the washable floors unattractive to the bugs.
About the Author
- Mama Z
Sabrina Ann Zielinski (Mama Z) is truly a Proverbs 31 woman. She was raised on an Urban Homestead years before the term was ever used. Her mother is a master gardener, professional home economist, and herbalist and her father is a PhD agriscientist, which has given Sabrina a legacy and the know-how to do just about everything to make homesteading work.
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