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Killing Aphids In The Garden


Author: Jody B.
Date: 11-07-2011
Views: 4,506
Word Count: 75
Questions Received: 8
Testimonial ID: 6508-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 1

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The Thieves Household Cleaner works great to kill aphids and promotes wonderful growth on the plants.

For example, we were recently having a terrible time with our pepper plant. It was hardly growing and covered with aphids.

After spraying some Thieves Cleaner on it daily for about a week, not only were the aphids dying daily, but the plant perked up and produced about 10 beautiful peppers!

These oils are helpful to humans animals and plants!


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Supporting Scientific Study
insect-deterrent - "Thujaplicin, a minor component of Aomori Hiba [Hinoki], showed rather strong antifungal activity against seven kinds of plant-pathogenic fungi.... Thujaplicin and hinokitiol (the major component of Aomori Hiba [Hinoki]) also showed clear antibacterial activity against Legionella pneumophila SG 1 and L. pneumophila SG 3 [Legionnaires disease, pneumonia].... This compound showed strong insecticidal activity against Reticulitermes speratus [termites], and it also had clear acaricidal [ticks, mites] activity against Dermatophagoides farinae [house dust mites].... [T]he strong cytotoxic effect of Thujaplicin on murine P388 lymphocytic leukemia cell line [CLL, chronic lymphocytic leukemia] should be emphasized...."Link

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