You have to try this all-natural insect repellent

You have to try this all-natural insect repellent

If you have an insect problem in your home, then this is an easy to follow and cost-effective way to keep them away safely. 

Dead cockroach with ants near it
Dead cockroach with ants near it/iStock/@DefriFairizel

With the inconsistent weather patterns of extreme heat and then chilly winds, we have noticed an increase in insects. 

From ants to cockroaches, we can say with confidence that pests aren't welcome in any household. Unless you are an Entomologist, of course. 

It is for this reason that we were elated to find a video that shared a natural insect repellent recipe. 

In a video shared to TikTok, we see a recipe using all-natural ingredients to create a spray solution. 

Watch the video below. Courtesy of TikTok

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  • 300ml water
  • 2 tablespoons of cloves
  • 2 tablespoons of bicarbonate of soda
  • a few bay leaves

Bring the water to a boil on the stove, then add the cloves to the water. Once the water changes colour, add the bicarbonate of soda. Cool the mixture and add to a spray bottle with a few bay leaves. 

The spray can be applied to doorways and all surfaces in your home. 

We haven't tried this out but the person who posted it said that it worked in her home. 

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