Natural Technique: Herbal Flea Control

Life Cycle of Flea
If you live with pet, then definitely you are familiar with flea. They are dangerous enemy of our loving pets. Your pets may become seriously ill by uncontrolled flea attack. So, it is very essential to control those pests as early as possible. Today I will describe you how to control flea naturally by using herbal products.

You may choose any chemical product, or use natural product, judging the severity of the infestation. Today I will show how to control flea by using natural products. We will see the use of effective herbal products, produced by Rosemary and Eucalyptus.

Herbal pesticide for controlling flea

Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus Leaves
I hope most of you know eucalyptus. It is a long tree and its leaf contains nice smell. Eucalyptus has many good properties which helps us in many ways. It helps us by eliminating flea. Eucalyptus is a great enemy of flea. You should spread eucalyptus leaf around the areas where your pet live, i.e. pet bedding, carpeting, under furniture, etc.

The most effective and fastest way of controlling flea is to use Eucalyptus oil on the affected area.  You should wash your pets bedding with eucalyptus oil mixed with water. This will kill adult fleas, mites, and destroy their eggs too. 

NB: Very strong essential oil can be harmful for cats, so you should use this for your dog’s bed.

Rosemary Leaves

Rosemary Leaves
Rosemary leave is really very effective for controlling flea. You can make a powerful solution using rosemary leaves for controlling flea. You can prepare a strong solution for dipping your flea infested pet. Collect ½ cup of dried rosemary leaves and emerge into 1 ½ cup of boiling water.  Then keep it the whole night for cooling to the normal temperature.

Then mix this mixture with worm water and also mix ½ cup of lemon juice with it. Then dip your flea infested pet into that solution. This will kill all the fleas of its body and also destroy their eggs. Make sure that the bedding of your pet is also flea free for the 100% removal of flea.

Herbal Garden


This is a good way to control flea. If you have a small garden in your house, then plant some rosemary, mint, garlic, Sweet Woodruff, lavender, etc. This will help you controlling flea.  The smell of those leaves strongly annoy fleas. Fleas always maintain a safe distance from those plants. 

Herbal flea control is really effective and time saving. It is not toxic, and has no side effect. So, your pet will have a flea free, happy life. Use herbal products for having a healthy and happy, flea free pet. 

Get Rid of Carpenter Ants

Get Rid of Carpenter Ants
Carpenter Ants!!! Those little insects are very much capable of destroying our wooden furniture. They make nest inside woods and damage beautiful wooden furniture of our house. Getting rid of carpenter ant is not so easy. Today I gonna show you how to control them. 

Its really a big challenge to control those insects. You have to know their nature very well, before starting the extermination. You have to have good knowledge about, where they live, how they live, what they eat, when they find food, how they find food, etc. You probably know that they follow single trail while sourcing food. You have to identify the trail and wipe the area, and wash away the smell which they use for communicating. 

Follow the trail and find the hive, then start the next level of extermination. Pour hot water into the hive and destroying it. Soda water is also very effective for destroying ant's hive. Carbonation of soda kills all the carpenter ants by suffocation.

If the nest is inside the house, like places as basement or in the kitchen cabinet, then you will have to think more seriously about the issue. You can kill carpenter ants by using WD -40. WD-40 is very successful in killing carpenter ants. Just spray and watch the magic. WD-40 is a powerful tool, which you can use for getting rid of carpenter ants.

Another good and powerful tool of getting rid of carpenter ants is boric acid. Boric acid kills carpenter ants within a very short time. You need to mix boric acid with sugar in a controlled way, so that the proportion remain exactly 1:10. If you use extensive amount of boric acid then the ant will die immediately after touching the mixture, instead of carrying that into their hive. If you use 1:10 mixture, then they will carry those mixture to the colony and eat all together, and consequently they will die. 

Hope you will be able to get rid of carpenter ants by using any of the techniques mentioned above. But, depending on the amount of ants, sizes of hive, the technique may vary. If your problem is too sever then you should take expert advice. You will find good information about most working, reliable, and widely used pesticides from Google. Just Google your problem and find the best way of fixing that. 

Eliminate Carpenter Ants From Home and Garden

Eliminate Carpenter Ants
Carpenter ants are small but the most dangerous insect, which can destroy wood. They are threat for wooden furniture too. They can destroy any type of wooden material, even living trees

Carpenter ants remain active during summer and spring. They make their nest inside wood. They like to live in moist places, like rotten wood, tubes, dishwashers, behind bathroom tiles, foam insulation, around kitchen sink, etc. It is very important to know their lifestyle, for selecting the most effective technique of extermination.

Actually carpenter ants do not eat wood. They usually live inside wood. They make their nest for living and breeding. They create tunnels for easy and safe movement

They usually eat sugar, protein and honey. They do not destroy wood for food as termites. They live inside woods. For making nest they like soft woods,i.e. rotten, and moist woods.

How to eliminate carpenter ants?” this is one of the most widely Googled question over internet. The answer of this question is not easy. Getting rid of carpenter ant is not so easy. The most common solution of this problem is, find their nest and destroying completely. For finding their nest you have to follow them while they return to their nest. They become most active during the sunset to midnight. You need a flash light for following them. Cover the head of the light with red papers. Because, ants cannot see red light, this will help you tracking them properly.

After finding their nest, try to catch the queen. It is very important to kill the queen first. Because, if the queen can escape and survive, then it will start tremendous breeding for recovering the loss of worker ants. And then you will have to face a great problem.

After identifying the queen kill it first and then use any technique of killing all the ants. You can manually pour hot water into the nest. Cold water is also effective.

If you be unable to identify the location of the nest then you will have to use pesticide. 

  • Use a mixture of boric acid and sugar. This mixture is very effective for destroying entire hive of ant. The worker ants usually carry the mixture to the hive and eat altogether, and die. But, the most important thing is that, you will have to maintain the exact blending ratio of sugar and boric acid. If you use too much boric acid then the worker ant will die immediately after touching the mixture. Boric acid and sugar ratio is 1:10. If you can maintain this ratio then the worker ant will not die at the spot.
  • Another answer of the question “How to eliminate carpenter ants?” is, use Corn Products. Carpenter ants cannot digest corn products. You will have to use corn made foods. If they eat all those foods then they will die and you will get rid of carpenter ants. [Note: It is collected, not experimentally proved. If anyone has experience about it then share through comment section]
  • If the severity of the attack become very dangerous then you will have to hire any professional. They know the perfect way of extermination. You can rely on them completely. 

If you do not want to hire any people then you can do some research over internet for most useful and widely used pesticides for killing carpenter ants. You should search in Google for finding best products which are widely used for controlling them. PestMall.com is a nice place from where you can find some good products easily. 

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