Inside the house, mites accumulate, one of the oldest animals on the planet, they are tiny and can cause multiple allergies and diseases.
They are animals that belong to the class of arachnids and that are usually parasites, they can live on land or in water. They feed on human or animal skin scales.
A person sheds a total of approximately one gram of skin per day.
To combat them, you can prepare this effective homemade solution: an insecticide spray to apply on fabrics and corners of the house.
To make an anti-mite spray you need:
- A spray bottle,
- 1/2 cup of alcohol,
- 1/2 cup of distilled water,
- 30 drops of essential oils (lavender, lemon, cinnamon, eucalyptus, cypress, etc.)
Mix all the ingredients in the spray bottle and spray all the places that mites frequent such as pillows, mattresses, curtains and anywhere that accumulates dust.
After applying the spray for the first time, the mite population will be considerably reduced.
To keep the house free of mites, the spray should be reapplied periodically every two or three months.
Another excellent option is essential oils, which can be diffused in the rooms daily with essential oils of eucalyptus, lavender, mint, pepper or pine. With this we not only get rid of these annoying animals but also breathe fresh air and a excellent aroma.
An excellent blend of fennel, anise, clove, verneine, thyme and lavender spray, sprayed on bedding and carpets, it also helps eliminate mites throughout the bedroom. In addition, it leaves the environments with an excellent aroma and the atmosphere is perceived much cleaner and fresher.
These mixtures being highly concentrated substances take precautions and preferably that the application is made by a person who does not suffer from any allergies.
Note: It is recommended to do this action in the absence of children or pregnant women, let the mixture dry and evaporate for half an hour before coming into contact with the garments sprayed with this mixture.
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