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Is there something non-toxic that can be used around the house to repel spiders, e.g. something like peppermint or lemon juice?
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Herbs have been used for centuries for repelling insects and are still just as effective today as they were all those years ago. Essential oils in these plants act as nature’s bug repellent and insects tend to avoid them. Spider Repelling Herbs and Essential Oils include: Eucalyptus Citronella Lavender Peppermint Tea Tree Cinnamon Citrus Cedar One drop of any of these essential oils will kill a spider. Please note: Do not get essential oils on skin, clothes or wood and keep out of reach of children. DIY Spider Repellent Spray Ingredients 5-10 Drops of any of the above essential oils or a combination of the oils ¼ tsp Dish Soap 12oz of Distilled Water Directions Mix all the ingredients in a glass spray bottle and spray effected areas weekly until you no longer notice spider activity.
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