Using Essential Oils For Pest Control

You are already an essential oil user, so this post about the best essential oils for gardening will be precisely what you are looking for! You can read it and know whether it looks like something you would like to try. This article will help you to know about natural essential oils as pesticides. These oils are safe. They are mainly used in aromatherapy, for pest control.

There are a lot of essential oils for insect pest control. In that respect, there are the following essential oils that can wipe out the pest effectively.


Ants are the most general pets who can live anywhere to find their food. One most important thing when you will find an ant it will be not alone because the ants are not living alone. They are not suitable for you because it’s dirty. They live in the form of a colony, so keep in mind that you are not going to kill one ant. If you are going to deal with ants, you should use heavy oil.

By the use of heavy oil, they can kill quickly. Through peppermint oil, they can kill easily. Peppermint oil has a potent perfume and tingling. It is ideal for fending off a lot of different types of pets. If you recognize precisely where the ants are coming into the home, apply peppermint oil around with a cotton mop. Place a scoop of cotton with a few wet drops near the entrance.

You can also use this all-natural ant killer spray and can kill ants quickly. You can use it from where ants you have found.

  • 1/4 cups water
  • 14 cups rubbing alcohol or vodka
  • 10 drops tea tree oil
  • 15 drops peppermint oil
  • 5 drops orange oil

Use a spray bottle and mix these oils very well.

Pantry moths

Pantry moths’ colour is mostly light grey. They are highly active. Maintain your home neat and clean, especially the kitchen. The small moths fly mainly zigzag around kitchens and other indoor spaces. Keep your food in airtight containers. Moreover, use a naturally occurring spray to kill their eggs. Combine this into a small spray bottle.

  • 1/4 cups water
  • 1/4 cup rubbing alcohol or vodka
  • 15 drops eucalyptus
  • Five drops of peppermint oil
  • Ten drops of Cedarwood

Shake well this mixture and then use it. 

Clothes moths

It’s one of the most common moths. Dip a few kinds of cotton, beads with cedarwood oil. You can put in small pots with perforated holes in the lid, and put them in the corner of your cupboard. You can also use the woodsy scent of cedar before packing your wool blankets and sweaters. Mix some drops of Cedarwood oil with water and spritz slightly.


Spiders are the worst. I don’t know about your opinion, but I don’t like to see it in my home. Imagine a creature with 8n legs moving around you in your home. You can kill it naturally. You can kill it naturally by using peppermint or tea tree oil.

Find out the exact place of the spider in your home. Moisten your cotton ball with a drop of peppermint or tea tree oil. Clean all cracks and corners where you found. If you don’t know about its exact location, fill a bottle with 12 ounces of water and 15 drops of peppermint or spearmint oil. Use this spray to cover vast areas. You can likewise put in crevices around your place to repel the spiders.


There are a lot of species of Mosquitoes like one of them that carry malaria. It is indispensable to protect from Mosquitoes by using essential oils.

Drop some peppermint or tea tree oil onto a cotton ball, and wipe along all of the cracks and corners where they’ve been spotted. If you are outside the home, then it is a better way to protect yourself.

There are wholesome recipes for all-natural topical sprays. It can protect you from Mosquitoes.

  • 20 drops of rosemary oil
  • 10 drops citronella oil
  • 10 drops lemongrass oil
  • 10 drops peppermint oil

Shake it well, and spring is just around the corner of your home.

Fruit flies

It is not harmful at all. It is small in size. It is flying around your home and sitting in different places in your home. It can even sit in your mouth also. Pick food from the plate and spread it all around your home. All of this becomes the basis for spreading bacterial infections.

You can use Apple Cider Vinegar. He performs miracles in your home, especially by killing fruit flies. Take a bowl and pour some Apple Cider Vinegar in it. Cove it tightly with the help of plastic. Makes a hole in it with the help of a fork. These holes are not too big or not too small.

Next, set the trap where the flies gather, and when you return, you will find some of them trapped. It is also possible to use peppermint and lavender oil. It is an essential oil fly repellent for home. Use a few drops of it to soak a cotton ball. Put that cotton ball in an empty pot and place it where you will find many flies. 

Essential oils for garden pest control

Are you familiar with the fact that 85% of all plants have fungus issues? Many pets can spoil the beauty of your garden. If you use a chemical to kill only pets, then it will harm your health. Natural essential oils can use to kill pests. You can use rosemary essential oil to keep all insects out of your backyard.


It is crucial to research that natural ingredients are beneficial to kill pests. You can protect your family, especially young children and pregnant women from chemicals. So hopefully now you can understand the best environmentally friendly ways to control pests. Now you can go to any place you want. Just trying to keep it real.

  • You can use natural essential oils as pesticides.
  • They are mainly used in aromatherapy, for pest control.