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Spiders And Other Critters Do Not Live With Us


Author: Betsy B.
Skill: Social Worker
Date: 06-23-2013
Views: 4,645
Word Count: 160
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 8674-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 1

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Someone had told us they used a "bug bomb" to keep spiders and bugs out of their cottage. Since I am not a fan of bringing toxins into our home, I needed to find a safer method of keeping unwanted critters out. The following recipe really works!

* 6 drops of Purification

* 2 drops Tea Tree oil

* Put into a 4 ounce glass bottle and add water

The glass bottles are about $1.00 from the Abundant Health website.

About four times a year, I spray Purification around the baseboards, in the corners of each room, and around/under each bed. We also leave empty bottles of Purification or Tea Tree oil in each corner of the kitchen counter.

Twice a year, I add a few drops of Purification and/or Tea Tree oil to the empty bottles to keep it fresh. We do not have any spider webs, nor do we see any spiders! We can sleep peacefully, knowing the critters are not living with us.


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Supporting Scientific Study
insect-deterrent,insects - "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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