How to get rid of house bugs naturally ?

Vivien W | 27 April 2022
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How to get rid of house bugs naturally ?
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    Essential oils : a natural solution to kill insects

    The essential oils offered by aromatherapy allow us to get rid of insects and parasites of all kinds in a natural way. The advantage is considerable because it is not necessary to use chemicals that are toxic, aggressive and dangerous for humans, children and the environment. The insecticidal action of essential oils is found with many different plants.

    How to get rid of dust mites naturally ?

    Mites are microscopic spiders and invisible to the naked eye. They like warm and humid places in our homes, especially bedding and clothing. To get rid of them, spray the following mixture for 20 minutes with an electric diffuser :

    • Java Citronella essential oil;
    • Tea tree essential oil (Tea-tree);
    • Essential oil of lemon Eucalyptus;
    • True Lavender essential oil;
    • Lavandin essential oil.

    How to get rid of scabies without chemicals ?

    Scabies is a small parasite that digs small galleries under the skin of humans. The female of the scabies will deposit its eggs in the dug cavities to make hatch larvas which will go to reproduce in their turn. The insecticidal action of essential oils is essential because scabies is extremely contagious. It is advised to mix :

    • 1 drop of essential oil of Giroflier;
    • 1 drop of essential oil of fine Lavender;
    • 18 drops of neutral vegetable oil.

    To apply 1 time per day during 4 days to the skin. Reserved for adults.

    How to get rid of moths with essential oils ?

    Moths are insects that feed on the keratin present in dead skin or hair. On their passage, they devour the fibers of fabric and thus degrade clothing. The action of essential oils is based on a localized diffusion by depositing a cotton soaked with essential oils in the linen cupboard :

    • 1 drop of essential oil of Cedarwood;
    • 1 drop of essential oil of Patchouli.

    Lice : which natural products are safe for children ?

    The major risk of insecticides is the risk of toxicity suffered by the first victims of lice : children. In order to eliminate this risk for the health of our children, it is proposed a natural preparation based on essential oils to spread on a fine comb before passing it in the hair, on all clothes and linens of the house. The preparation can be added to the usual shampoo. Reserved for the child of more than 8 years and the adult :

    • 1 drop of essential oil of fine Lavender;
    • 1 drop of essential oil of Tea Tree.

    Ticks : miracle action of essential oils ?

    The ticks, very present in wet forests, let themselves fall from ferns and branches of trees at the slightest vibration of the ground. Once arrived on the skin, the female tick is going to fix itself and is going to gorge itself of blood in order to lay eggs. To get rid of ticks, essential oils have an unexpected action of repellent : they make the ticks flee rather than come to bite the skin. To amplify this action, it is advised to apply the preparation of essential oils in prevention on the skin :

    • 1 drop of essential oil of Geranium bourbon ;
    • 19 drops of neutral vegetable oil.

    How to get rid of mosquitoes with essential oils ?

    Mosquitoes are the first vector of disease (Dengue, Yellow Fever, Chikungunya, ...) and one of the only insect pests present on all continents of the world. The effectiveness of essential oils is mainly based on a repulsive action that will scare away mosquitoes. The following preparation is to be applied on the visible and uncovered parts of the body. Reserved for the child of more than 8 years and the adult :

    • 1 drop of essential oil of Citronella of Java;
    • 1 drop of essential oil of Geranium bourbon;
    • 38 drops of neutral vegetable oil.
    Published on 27 April 2022 at 16:07
    Updated on 03 May 2022 at 20:31

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    My name is Vivien and I am very passionate about complementary medicine. In my home country, I trained in traditional Chinese medicine. I like to pass on the knowledge gained from my experience.