Let’s be honest- no one likes bugs or any other crawlers in the house! Spiders and insects in the home can be really annoying, and even frightening, so people try all kinds of methods to get rid of them.
However, it seems that they always find a way to return slithering. If you are one of those who face this issue, we can offer you an inexpensive and safe, but extremely effective, solution.
Insects simply detest the scent of peppermint, so this plant can be your most powerful weapon against them!
This plant is green in color and has a specific taste and scent. It is commonly grown in America and Europe, and the peppermint oil is a combination of water mint and spearmint.
Moreover, despite the fact that is poisons insects, it is absolutely safe for you, your family and pets, as it is toxic-free, unlike the commercial bug anti-agents. Also, it is cheap, but it never fails to provide positive effects.
The peppermint plant is high in beneficial compounds, and can be of great help in the case of:
- allergic rhinitis
- menstrual problems
- dental cavities
- muscle pain
- cramps of the upper gastrointestinal tract
- bacterial overgrowth of the small intestine
- infantile colic
- bad breath
- memory issues
To use it to get rid of the insects from your home, all you need to do is to add several drops of peppermint oil to some water and pour this mixture in a splash bottle.
Then, spray throughout the entire house, in the corners, doors, windows, in the yard, and on all places where you have noticed spiders and insects.
This will definitely help you get rid of them forever!
Furthermore, you can use the same spray to get rid of mice. What’s more, your home will smell amazing afterward!