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  • Writer's pictureTreasea Johnson

Earth Friendly Home Bug Repellent

My home was recently invaded by these tiny, seemingly harmless ants after a recent party. I felt a little guilty wanting to kill them, after all, they're just trying to get by…. and clean up after our guests.

I began my search on the BIG www for a kinder way to ward off our new guests and found this earth-friendly repellent to discourage them from a further search for crumbs. I felt like there may be others that would like this simple, easy, earth-friendly and economical solution.

Follow below this easy essential oil recipes to not ward off unwelcome pests and disinfect areas to cleanliness.

Mix together the following ingredients into a spray bottle to keep for future use.

Disinfectant: 15 drops of peppermint oil and 7 drops of lemon oil to 8 oz of distilled water and use in any area that you use to prep food.

Repellent: 50/50 Vinegar and water. Use in any area where they enter the home.

If you haven't begun using essential oils it may be time to discover their many uses from common discomforts to anxiety, and the more commonly used for a fresh-smelling home.

Hope you find this useful.

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