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Stop Ladybugs Essential Oil

Wild Orange Essential Oil Spray to Keep Lady Bugs Away!

Jennifer Bliss
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Where I live, the Ladybugs are really “attacking us” more than usual.  They seem to be everywhere — all over the windows, crowding the screen doors, crawling on the walls and rugs, and surprising us in places we haven’t seen them before!  If you or someone you know is battling with Ladybugs, you might want to try Essential Oils as a natural way to get rid of them.  There are a few different scents you could try, but today we are focusing on Wild Orange, specifically.

One of the first steps to getting rid of Ladybugs naturally is to remove the bugs’ scent. (1) Did you know that Ladybugs don’t like citrus or citronella scents? (1) So this means you can use this scent liberally when wiping up after the bugs.  Do this by making a citrus spray using Wild Orange Essential Oil diluted in water, then spray it in areas you see the Ladybugs in. (1)

Ingredients:

  • 5 to 10 Drops of Wild Orange Essential Oil
  • Water

Directions:

  1. Add Essential Oil Drops to a spray bottle.
  2. Add Water to fill.
  3. Use spray on counter and other surfaces where ladybugs are spotted.

Sources for this article include:
(1) wholelifestylenutrition.com

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