Insecticidal Soap Soup for Bugs

Pam Ellingson


Here is another simple natural bug killer for aphids, mealybugs, spidermites and whiteflies on your plants.


★★★★★ 1 vote

lots of bugs
5 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 1 Tbsp
    unscented or peppermint pure castile soap
  • ·
  • 1 to 2 pinch
    cayenne pepper or ground cinnamon, or powdered garlic

How to Make Insecticidal Soap Soup for Bugs


  1. The gentle vegetable oil-based soap makes a gentle and effective insecticidal spray for the garden. Fill a spray bottle with water and add a tablespoon of shaved unscented or peppermint castile soap and a pinch of either cayenne pepper, cinnamon or powdered garlic.
  2. This mixture will kill aphids, mealybugs, whiteflies and spider mites.

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About Insecticidal Soap Soup for Bugs

Course/Dish: Soaps Other Non-Edibles
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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