Specific Essential Oils for Specific Insects

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Specific Oils for Specific Insects:

ANTS: Peppermint, Spearmint
APHIDS: Cedarwood, Hyssop, Peppermint, Spearmint
BEETLES: Peppermint, Thyme
CATERPILLARS: Spearmint, Peppermint
CHIGGERS: Lavender, Lemongrass, Sage, Thyme
CUTWORM: Thyme, Sage
FLEAS: Peppermint, Lemongrass, Spearmint, Lavender
FLIES: Lavender, Peppermint, Rosemary, Sage
GNATS: Patchouli, Spearmint
LICE: Cedarwood, Peppermint, Spearmint
MOSQUITOES: Lavender, Lemongrass
MOTHS: Cedarwood, Hyssop, Lavender, Peppermint, Spearmint
PLANT LICE: Peppermint, Spearmint
SLUGS: Cedarwood, Hyssop, Pine
SNAILS: Cedarwood, Pine, Patchouli
SPIDERS: Peppermint, Spearmint
TICKS: Lavender, Lemongrass, Sage, Thyme
WEEVILS: Cedarwood, Patchouli, Sandalwood

6 comments for “Specific Essential Oils for Specific Insects

  1. March 22, 2014 at 3:52 pm

    I love this! Was just talking about what oils I can use for things. I’ve recently started using oils and am loving them!

  2. March 22, 2014 at 5:11 pm

    Hi there…what exactly do you do with the oils? May be a stupid question but do you rub the oil onto a bit or such?

    • livehealthywithpattyblog
      March 22, 2014 at 7:26 pm

      Hi Meg! Most essential oils can be used in a variety of ways…. Let me post a jpeg showing some info….

      Patty

  3. March 23, 2014 at 11:38 am

    Are these oils meant to repel these insects or do they happen to attract them?

    • livehealthywithpattyblog
      March 23, 2014 at 1:02 pm

      Hi Jessica! They act as repellants. 🙂

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