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Natural Insecticide for People and Pets

 By Kaycee Marlett

 

Natural Pesticides help provide a healthy alternative, for humans and their pets

Sometimes it is more than just the all of the bushes and plants that needs natural insecticide for your yard, garden, and home.  You also need it for yourself, family and your pets. You want to avoid the disease and even the discomfort that can come from bug bites and stings. You will want to avoid applying unnatural chemicals on your body that might cause another kind of harm that is possibly toxic. 

Today, there is a natural insecticide for your every personal insect deterrant need. So many people do not like to use the mosquito repellent with DEET in it. They are concerned, as well as they should be, that it is unsafe for their skin. 

In todays market, there are all kinds of natural insecticide to replace DEET. One type mosquito repellent has only water, natural oils, and vanillin. One kind of natural insecticide for mosquitoes is a patch that you wear for 24 hour. After this time, you will be protected for 36 hours, it comes under the name of "DontBugMEPatch", "Patch Repellent"Mosquito-Patch". Another selection of natural insecticide recipe for insect repellent works for fleas, ticks, and chiggers it  uses lavender, sage, mint, rosemary and wormwood.  You mix these ingredients together and cover them with vinegar of the four thieves (you can google the four thieves recipe).  Let it set for a week and then apply it with a cloth. 

Another natural insecticide insect repellent recipe is for all kinds of biting insects.You mix Aloe Vera Gel and skin lotion, combining that with citronella, eucalyptus oil, and patchouli oil. You shake it up in a bottle and put it on anywhere but your face. 

If your pet has brought fleas into your home, you can get rid of them by dusting your carpet with boric acid. Wait a week and then vacuum it up. You can also use natural insecticide to get the fleas, as well as ticks, off you pet. another such remedy is using baking soda on your carpet and your pet. Still yet another is take your pet outside and carefully apply lime to their coat, just be careful not to get it your or your pets face. The fleas will fall off, after a short period bath your animal to remove the lime.

Diatomaceous Earth can be used as a natural insecticide in the home to keep fleas from coming back and attacking your pets. Pyrethrum or rotenone sprays will kill lice, fleas and ticks in your house to keep them off you pets. Another natural insecticide called neem oil can be used directly on the pet to get rid of fleas. Orange oils can also be utilized. Additionally, there are also herb-based flea collars available to purchase. These are all available to buy through brick-and-mortar pet stores or hardware stores, as well as online stores. 

There are also natural insecticide methods you can use, to keep your pet from being infected with fleas, these are made with simple ingredients. You can put certain things in your pet's food.  Some of these are fresh garlic, brewer's yeast, and flaxseed oil. 

It is an unpleasant thought, but through no fault their own, people can sometimes end up with bed bugs. These bugs are tenacious and very good at hiding in crevices of the bed.There are several ways to get them out of your bed. To get them off you, soap and water helps, but the natural insecticide neem oil does wonders. Also another safe yet effective measure a person can take to keep down the bed bugs is apple cider vinegar and water 50/50 mixture, in a spray bottle to apply to all the sheets, bedding and furniture. 

No one wants to think of having bugs on themselves or their pets. Since there are many types of pest that can permeate the home taking a healthy alternative way to manage them is a safer non toxic measure as explained above. Although it is not a pleasant thought, pest and bugs are apart of nature. Besides, being uncomfortable and hard to deal with pestilance is preventative. Natural insecticide can help take care of the problem. The benefits of using all nautral products adds to peace of mind, and they can even make it safer for your health. Consider the alternatives and give natural insecticide a try. 

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