Get Rid Of Bed Bugs Using Essential Oils

With so many cases of bed bugs out there it's easy to see how many people would seek all natural alternatives for taking care of these nasty little pests. Essential oils can rid a home of bedbugs with a few easy steps:
By: Natures Health House
Oct. 27, 2010 - PRLog -- Lisa Piluschak is dedicated to educating people how to utilize  and benefit from all natural products. Lisa says "Many essential oils have antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal properties which make them very useful for a wide range of uses. Thyme, for example, is extremely useful in antiseptic powders, antibiotics, and assists the body in elimination of toxic wastes. It discourages all manner of parasites and insects from invading your home, making it useful in this situation."

Here are 3 sure fire ways to get rid of bed bugs using all natural essential oils.

Tea Tree oil

The mixture. Combine 4 or 5 drops in a plant sprayer. Spray this mixture on the mattress. Let is stand for 8hrs. Also spray the surrounding areas but do not spray directly on wood. This mixture can be used on fabrics, linens, curtains etc...


The mixture. Drop 3 to 4 drops each of Thyme, Lavender, and Lemongrass on a papertowel, rub the papertowel all over the mattress.

Lavender and baking soda

The mixture. Using a container that has a lid with holes in it (one of the bullet attachments works like a charm) Use a cup of baking soda, one drop at a time mix in lavender essential oil. Sprinkle this mixture over all carpeted areas. (do this before bed) leave the mixture on carpet until the next day and then vaccum.

These non-toxic, good for you remedies not only clean your home but leave it smelling fresh and invigorating.

For more information on uses for essential oils visit Lisa's website at

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