Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Long before we had chemical products, people used natural remedies to get rid of pests and rodents. Peppermint can help do just that!

Keeping potted peppermint plants around your home can ward off rodents and bugs. It’s a natural repellent. As a bonus, it gives off a nice aroma.

The video below explains that mice don’t like the burn that comes along with tasting peppermint. So, you may want to try out this simple and cheap remedy.

You can also make a peppermint spray as a natural insect repellent. Use 9 parts water and 1 part peppermint oil. You can even dab peppermint oil on a blanket and tuck it into your dog’s bed to help ward off fleas!

Peppermint isn’t just for candy!

Share these tips with your friends so they can ward off pests, too!

H/T: Shareably

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