They are tiny, oval and brownish to look at but they are the ones that live on the blood of human and animals. The interesting thing about Bed Bugs is that though they are a complete nuisance, they do not transmit diseases. Quickly moving around over floors, ceilings and walls, they hide among items stored underneath beds. If bed bugs are bothering you, here is a recipe for anti-bed bugs spray which is all-natural and non-toxic-
RECIPE FOR BED BUG SPRAY:
Things you need-
- 1 tablespoon witch hazel (helps mix oil with water and is anti-microbial)
- 1 cup water
- 5 drops bergamot essential oil
- 5 drops cederwood essential oil
- 5 drops lavender essential oil
*All essential oils in this recipe has anti-bug effects
In a jar, add water and witch hazel.
Add in essential oils and stir.
Pour this essential oil solution in a spray bottle and shake well.
Spray it under and on the corners of your bedding.
Places where Bed Bugs Hide: Bedbugs may enter your home undetected through luggage, clothing, used beds and couches. Since they have flat bodies they can fit into tiny spaces. Bedbugs do not have nests like ants or bees, but tend to live in groups in hiding places such as mattresses, box springs, bed frames where they have easy access to people to bite in the night.
When Bed Bugs Bite: Bedbugs are mostly active at night and usually bite people while they are sleeping. Apply witch-hazel to the skin to stop the itching caused by Bedbug bites.
Treating and Controlling Bedbugs: Getting rid of bedbugs begins with cleaning up the places where bedbugs live. This should include the following: