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What Scent Keeps Bed Bugs Away?

Essential OilsDid you know that certain scents can keep bugs away from your home? It works for many pests, but not all of them. If you’re trying to find ways to keep bedbugs away from your home, you may decide to use essential oils. Using peppermint oil, tea tree oil, and other essential oils work for other bugs, but it may not work well for bedbugs. Are bedbugs repelled by certain scents? There is one scent that helps keep bedbugs away. Using pheromones is a good way to stop male bedbugs from invading your home. Baby bedbugs release this smell to stop male bedbugs from mating with them. You can use this smell to deter male bedbugs, but it doesn’t work for female bedbugs. You can purchase certain over-the-counter deterrents that contain this chemical. Still, it won’t fix the problem. As a result, many have thought about using essential oils. The Department of Agriculture studied the effectiveness of essentials oils. The agency found that essential oils had an impact on the bodies of bedbugs, but they weren’t exceptionally helpful. Paraffin oil, blood orange oil, spearmint oil, and silicone oil are beneficial. However, it was determined that using essential oils wasn’t a great way to stop bedbugs from invading a home.

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