If ants have been bothering you for quite a while now, and nothing seems to keep them at bay, you could consider trying out some of the best-known natural remedies to keep these tiny (yet capable enough to give you a lot of trouble) creatures away. Of course, if you have been into the habit of preparing mouth-watering sweet dishes and delectable items with that delicious aroma, can we really blame the poor ants? Nevertheless, it is desired that these little ones don’t invade our house and here is an article that is going to help you with some of the most effective tips and tricks.
PEPPERMINT TO GET RID OF ANTS –
- Growing lavender or peppermint around the entrance areas is also a good idea.
- Putting bay leaves in sugar box would yield great results.
- Put a few drops of peppermint essential oil on a cotton ball and place in areas ants are crawling around.
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PEPPERMINT ANT SPRAY RECIPE –
You will need –
- 30 drops Peppermint essential oil
- 10 drops Clove essential oil
- ½ cup white vinegar
- ½ cup water
To make –
Pour equal parts water and white vinegar into a spray bottle. Then spray it on anthills and around areas where you see the insects. Ants hate the smell of vinegar. To use, spray it liberally over the ants. Use it by baseboards, in cupboard corners, doorways, window sills, anywhere ants are prone to enter.
Reapply the spray often or spray it on some cotton balls and place these in the pantry or ant prone spots to help prevent them from entering.
It is possible to get rid of ants by using natural things that are readily available. So, use them to your advantage and keep your surroundings clean to save yourself from the ant attack! READ MORE – Essential Oil Hair Growth Spray