Troubled by pests? Use pesticides to kill them. Pesticides are either natural or synthetic. Combination of several chemicals that are effective on pests, form the synthetic pesticides.
Combination of natural leaves like peppermint, citrus, garlic, and so on, with simple and natural ingredients form the natural pesticides oil.
Certain pesticides are extracted from plants with insecticidal properties.
Less harmful side effects, and their capability to break down in the atmosphere make them superior to the synthetic chemicals, which are more harmful. Moreover, the capability to break down in the atmosphere is slower.
Castor oil & derivatives, cashew oil, peppermint oil, Neem oil, garlic oil, and so on are some of the natural pesticides oils that are effective. Until the early nineteenth century, the usage of these oils was high. Synthetic chemicals that were easier to use, cheaper and long lasting replaced them; however, due to the increase in air & water pollution, synthetic chemicals are slowly losing their market. Moreover, the pests are resisting these chemicals. These reasons contribute to the popularity and the comeback of the natural pesticides oil.
Natural pesticides oils are safer to use, and even environment-friendly. These oils can be used inside the house also.
Sunlight is compatible with these oils & in its presence they break down into harmless compounds within hours or in a day.
Various microbes in the soil help in the decomposition of these harmless compounds.
Various natural pesticides oils are used to kill various pests. To kill aphids and other soft-bodied pests, garlic oil can be used.
To kill the ants, mix four ounces each of peanut butter, sugar, & boric acid in a container, and keep it for the ants to feed.
This mixture would control the ants’ attack. Diatect V Organic Insect Control, Bon-Neem Insecticidal Soap, Take Down Garden Spray, Pyrethrum Powder, Rotenone-Pyrethrin Spray, PyGanic EC 1.4 – Pyrethrum, 70% Neem Oil, Bug Buster-O, Einstein Oil (Neem), and Mite-X Spider Mite Killer are few examples of natural insecticides oil. Always make sure that these oils are kept away from the children.