(QCOSTARICA) Cockroaches are nasty insects, their physical appearance may scare everyone. They are often related to garbage and dirt, but you can also see them at home, walking down in our pantry or bedroom. We can find them anywhere in the world due to their power of adaptation. Especially in Costa Rica, it seems

cockroaches-home-remedies-bay-leavesCockroaches are one of the most resistant species on the planet as they support high levels of radiation and can survive without food for more than a month. These insects are omnivores, meaning they can eat both, plant foods or other animals. For these reasons we can find cockroaches everywhere, feeding on anything they find.

In addition to feeding on garbage, cockroaches leave chemical traces through their stool. In this way, they can easily find sources of water or food. That is a way of communication between them and that’s the main reason why they are all installed in a certain place. Amazing, I know… But we will help you to get rid of these nasty insects once and for all

If you want to get rid of cockroaches that present in your home, I recommend you try this trick which is very effective.

I discovered it by accident, the most powerful cockroaches repellent – Bay leaves (Laurel in Spanish).

I recently purchased from the Masxmenos (local supermarket) a package of dry bay leaves I sometimes use for cooking, then left the package open (my bad) in a room adjacent to the kitchen. After reading the article on http://www.feelhealthylife.com/, I consciously noted I had not seen a cockroach for some time.

My opened packaged of bay leaves (laurel in Spanish), next to my coffee grinds I burn to repel flying pests and in the garden soil
My opened package of bay leaves (laurel in Spanish), next to my coffee grinds I burn to repel flying insects in the house and spread in the  garden.

Bay leaves are an inexpensive and apparently are the best natural and effective way to repel cockroaches. This herb can’t kill them, but it the drives them away quickly because the smell is unbearable for the cockroach.

Place bay leaves in the garden or in the kitchen and you will never see cockroaches roaming around. They are perfect for the areas where food is stored such as kitchen or pantry because they are safe and non-toxic.

You can use fresh bay leaves or dry. But the best way to use these leaves is to crush dry leaves and make a powder. They release a much stronger smell used this way.

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