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Thanks To This Powerful Tip, I Do Not Have Any More Ants At Home!

Thanks To This Powerful Tip, I Do Not Have Any More Ants At Home!

When the good weather arrives, it brings with it the sun, pleasant temperatures and a green flora but not only that. A good number of insects accompany it and also appear by invading our houses. Ants are part of it.

We can not deny the ecological role of ants living outside, including decomposing organic matter and purifying the earth. At the end of the winter, season of their hibernation, they go to the conquest of food and are especially fond of the sweet waste that we leave sometimes dragging, often inadvertently. However, as harmless as they are, they remain boring especially when they are en masse. Laborious and organized, they grab our food, grab our closets, our bathrooms and our rooms. In summary, they are disturbing.

I Do Not Have Any More Ants At Home

Generally, we often use chemical repellents to get rid of them. These can certainly be effective in exterminating them but remain harmful to our health and that of our children, not to mention also our beloved pets who may be in contact with these products dangerous to their health.

Danger of repellents found in commerce
These repellents contain neurotoxic agents including cypermethrin which causes respiratory problems, such as shortness of breath, cough or asthma attack, and have harmful effects on the digestive system and on the skin. These pest control products unbalance the nervous system of ants and at the same time ours, if our body absorbs them.

How to get rid of these insects without danger to our health?
In order to avoid the dangers of the strong way of these repellents, we can opt for the gentle way that remains safe, thanks to a homemade natural preparation. This preparation is based on peppermint essential oil combined with clove essential oil and is a powerful and effective repellent, eliminating them or at least removing them permanently from our home.

The essential oil of peppermint
Notoriety, the essential oil of peppermint is known for its therapeutic virtues for our health; it can treat various ailments, including migraine, acute diarrhea, fatigue, swollen legs, etc ... However, it also recognizes the properties of a natural repellent against insects. The menthol contained in peppermint, repels ants that do not support its strong smell. By immersing themselves in this oil, the ants find themselves unbalanced because their sense of smell and their communication are disturbed.

The essential oil of clove
In addition to the health benefits of this oil that is known to treat dental problems and many other ailments, including fatigue, migraines, fungal infections of the feet, it also recognizes the property of an insect repellent. Its component, named eugenol, has a special smell that allows it to be used to keep insects and parasites away.

Preparation of the natural repellent

  • 30 drops of peppermint essential oil
  • 120 ml of water
  • 30 drops of essential oil of clove

Instructions :

In a clean and dry sprayer, put the two essential oils and add the water. Stir the mixture well so that it is homogeneous. Spray this mixture in your kitchen, bathroom or any other corner of the house, likely to be ant nests. Repeat the process, if necessary to remove them permanently from your home.

This repellent also helps keep spiders and other insect species away. Tip: Keep a peppermint plant at the edge of the window or inside your house.

It is important to know where the invasion of ants comes from in your home and to try to locate their nest in order to get rid of them permanently.


Menthol in Peppermint essential oil is not recommended for pregnant and lactating women, children under 6 years of age, and people with high blood pressure. Therefore, avoid contact with this product.

Clove oil is also not recommended for pregnant, breastfeeding women and children under 12 years of age.

If you have a pet, make sure to keep it away when you are treating certain parts of your home.