Natural and hand-made insecticides help you keep harmful insects away from your home while preventing you and your family from being poisoned. When it comes to keeping your products healthy against insects, you come across methods that are costly and can be extremely challenging. One time-consuming way to control insects is to use natural or household pest control services and products that can reduce or eliminate all of them. Not all insects are harmful, so using insecticides without any discrimination, especially pesticides that affect even beneficial insects, can have a negative impact on your local garden ecosystem.
?How to make organic natural and home insecticides
Oil insecticide spray
A household insecticide that mixes with vegetable oil and mild soap can have devastating effects on some troublesome insects such as aphids, mites, thrips, etc. To make an insecticide oil spray, mix 1 cup of vegetable oil with 1 tablespoon of soap (cover completely and shake it) and then, mix 2 teaspoons of oil spray with 1 cup of water, shake thoroughly and straighten the surfaces. Spray plants that are slightly affected by pests. This oil covers the body of insects. This solution destroys their pores, it effectively suffocates them.
Soap insecticide spray
Soap spray is a very similar to oil insecticide and is effective in controlling mites, aphids, whiteflies, beetles and other small insects. To make a soap spray insecticide, mix 1/1 teaspoon of mild liquid soap with 1 cup of water and spray the mixture directly on contaminated plant surfaces. Soap spray insecticide acts like an oil spray insecticide and can be applied when needed (although it is always recommended that you do not use it during a hot sunny day, use it at night or early in the morning).
Garlic insecticide spray
The well-known aroma of garlic is pleasing to some and is disgusting to others. This strong flavor has used as a natural insecticide. In fact, it is not entirely clear whether garlic spray and red pepper spray are actually insecticides or most likely insect repellents, but these substances are still found in any ordinary kitchen. To make a garlic spray, mash 2 whole plants (not just 2 cloves) in a blender or food processor with a small amount of water. Allow the mixture to rest overnight, then mix it with 1/2 cup vegetable oil (optional), 1 teaspoon of liquid soap and enough water to fill the jar. To use this household insecticide, use 1 cup mixed with 1 cup of water and spray on infected plants.
Red pepper insecticide spray
Like garlic spray, red pepper spray is a natural household disinfectant that can be used for a variety of pests. Red pepper spray can be made from fresh red pepper or dried red pepper powsder. To prepare a red pepper spray, use 1 tablespoon of red pepper powder with 1 cup of water and a few drops of chopped liquid soap. This mixture can be sprayed on plant leaves. To make a red pepper spray from fresh pepper, combine 1/2 cup of the mixture or pepper puree with 1 cup of water, then add 1 cup of water and bring to a boil. Allow to cool, then strain the red pepper ingredients, add a few drops of liquid soap and spray as desired. [Caution: Red pepper can also be very strong for humans, so be sure to use gloves when handling it and keep the spray away from your eyes, nose and mouth.]
Tomato leaves as a natural insecticide
Tomato plant contains the alkaloid "Tomatin", which can be used effectively to control aphids and other insects. To make a natural tomato leaf insecticide, crush 2 cups of fresh tomato leaves (which can be taken from the end of the plant) in a glass of water and let it rest overnight. Strain the plant material and spray it on the branches of the plants.
Use oil to make insecticides
To make this DIY insecticide, you should use a mild dish soap and it is recommended that to not use other antibacterial and specialized soaps because the possibility of damaging the plant, is high. Now you have to mix a tablespoon of liquid with a cup of oil and then pour the mixture into a sprinkler and mix together. Now your pesticide is ready and you should try it on a small part of the plant. If the part where you used the pesticide withers or changes color, you should use other common soaps to make insecticides.
Use tobacco juice to make pesticides
Tobacco is very useful for destroying aphids of houseplants, but it is harmful for some plants such as peppers, eggplant and tomatoes. To make this household pesticide, you should combine a cup of tobacco with 4 liters of water. It is recommended to put the resulting mixture in a sunny or warm place for 24 hours. Note that in the ideal case, the pesticide should be light tea-colored, and if it is too dark, you should dilute it with water, and if it looks very light, put it in the sun for several hours, and then three Add a tablespoon of dish soap and mix it thoroughly. Now pour the prepared mixture into a sprinkler and then shake to mix thoroughly. Spray the obtained pesticide on the infected parts of the plant and you can also use this pesticide for healthy parts of the plant.
Use oranges to make pesticides
To make a homemade insecticide, you must completely remove the orange peel. However, if fresh oranges are not available, you can use 1.5 teaspoons of dried citrus pulp or you can use 15 mm of concentrated orange juice. It is good to know that citrus fruits will be very useful in eliminating pests such as snails, aphids and fungi. Now you have to pour the orange peel into a glass container and then add 2 cups of boiling water and put the solution in a warm place for 24 hours. After this time, pass the solution through a strainer and remove the excess skins and place it in a container.