How to get rid of Bed Bugs?

Do u have a safe and proven method for killing bed bugs?

Bed bugs are a big problem and difficult to get rid of if you don't follow a strict regime of treating all elements of your bed.

Bed bugs can be found in the seams of mattresses and don't like heat. So the first thing you need to do is to strip the linen, wash it separately from your clothes and then place them in a hot drier. If you don't have a drier, bedbugs don't like the cold either, so you can place your linen in a bag and place it in the freezer overnight.

Now go back to your mattress, take a portable steam iron filled with a 1/2 teaspoon of lavender oil and work your way around the seams both sides of the mattress to kill the bed bugs and any eggs that are there.

There are herbal remedies for bed bugs. The 3 best plants for getting rid of bed bugs are eucalyptus essential oil, lavender essential oil and rosemary essential oil.

Essential oils are very strong and concentrated and therefore the only type of herbal oils that will work on killing the bed bugs.

Here is a spray that you can use on your mattress after you have stripped the linen and steam-treated the mattress:

Homemade Bed Bug Spray Recipe

1 Cup Water
10 drops lavender essential oil
10 drops rosemary essential oil
10 drops eucalyptus essential oil

Place all ingredients in a fine mist spray bottle. Shake well before using.

Use gloves when spraying as undiluted essential oils can be dangerous if absorbed through the skin.

Some essential oils can be bothersome for pets so keep them away while using.


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