Herbs for household pests

Stormy Stewart

By
@karlyn255

For those of you with little ones, who would prefer not to use harsh, toxic chemicals around your house:


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Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

SEE BELOW

Directions Step-By-Step

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Ants- spearmint, peppermint, pennyroyal,

Garlic citronella

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Aphids- spearmint, peppermint,

Cedar wood, hyssop

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Bean beetle- thyme. Garlic, peppermint.

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Black fly- lavender, tagates, tansy

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Cabbage root fly- thyme, sage

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Cabbage white butterfly- peppermint, sage, rosemary,

Hyssop, thyme

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Carrot fly- tansy, rosemary, tagates

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Caterpillars- spearmint, pennyroyal, peppermint

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Cutworm- thyme, sage

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Eel worm- tagates

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Flea beetle- peppermint, lemongrass, spearmint,

Rue, lavender

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Fleas- lemongrass, citronella, pennyroyal,

Rue, tansy, lavender

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Flies- rue, lavender, citronella,

Peppermint, tansy

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Gnats- tagates, spearmint, citronella,

Patchouli

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Green fly- lavender, tagates, tansy

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Lice- spearmint, peppermint, cedar wood,

Pennyroyal, Rue

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Mosquitoes- lavender pennyroyal, sassafras,

Citronella, lemongrass, tansy
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Moths- spearmint, lavender, hyssop,

Citronella, peppermint

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Nematodes- tagates, sage, citronella

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Plant lice- rue, spearmint, peppermint

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Slugs- garlic, cedar wood, hyssop

Sassafras, pine

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Snails- cedar wood, sassafras, pine, garlic,

Patchouli

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Ticks- citronella, lemongrass, thyme, sage

Pennyroyal, rue

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Weevils- cedar wood, rue, sandalwood,

Patchouli

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White flies- tagates, tansy, lavender, sage

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Woolly aphids sandalwood, patchouli, pine

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Non-Edibles
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy