How to Kill Roaches Naturally With Bay Leaves
Kill Roaches- No Chemicals kill roaches with baking soda. If a roach ingests baking soda, it will dehydrate and die. To get a roach to eat baking soda, mix it with something that will attract them such as: cocoa powder, brown sugar, white sugar or powdered sugar. Whatever you have on hand that is sweet will work. Mix the baking soda and sugary ingredient together and place in small shallow containers or sprinkle the mixture around where the roaches are likely to come out.
DIY- Roach Spray - Soap and Water is an effective method of killing roaches is with soap and water. Mix 1 cup water with 1 tsp. of soap. Pour the solution in a spray bottle, then spray it on roaches. The soap solution will suffocate them as the suds block their pores and prevent breathing. Use this homemade roach killer as often as needed. You may also leave a jar of water near the corners that they frequently visit. When they crawl into the jar, they will not be able to escape.
"Roach Food":One part powd. boric acid, one part white flour, one part granulated white sugar. The sugar baits it, the flour makes it stick, and the boric acid kills them. Place in the backs of drawers and cabinets, under refrigerator, stove, etc. Exp. 3 cycles of disappearance/reemergence of progressively smaller hordes of cockroaches, lasting about 2 weeks each.
A simple and effective solution to get rid of cockroaches for good and with no usage of chemicals is to get some bottle caps and fill them with 50% baking Soda (Bicarbonate of Soda) and 50% powdered sugar. sugar attracts the roaches and soda kills them. As these bugs are hard case insects they will eventually explode from their own gases. Fill the caps every year.
Many bugs find the scent of essential oils repellant. Roaches are no exception. You can create your own homemade roach spray using completely non-toxic essential oils. The most effective oils at repelling roaches are cypress oil and peppermint oil. To make a non-toxic roach spray, mix 8 drops of cypress oil and 10 drops of peppermint oil to half a cup of water. Spray the mixture anywhere you have roach issues. The added benefit is that these oils smell lovely. No gas masks required.