Because of its mostly cool menthol content (85%), Peppermint is found in most liniments to relieve painful muscle spasms and arthritic conditions. Its energetic scent was said to be an aphrodisiac in ancient times.
As naturalists, we don’t need poisons to kill pests. We can repel them with substances that are not only harmless to us but are actually healthful. Below is a list of oils that will solve most of your pest problems around the house.