Neem Oil. Neem oil, a natural pesticide that comes from the neem tree, is known to be effective against squash bugs. It's safe for people and pets as well as honeybees and other beneficial insects. Prevent Future Squash Bug Infestations
Use cold-pressed neem oil spray to kill bed bugs, larvae, and eggs. Neem oil is the only EPA-approved biopesticide for indoor use. Spray the bed frame, around the baseboards, around the windows, and into every crack and crevice in your bedroom. If a credit card can fit into a crack, so can a bed bug. Be meticulous.
Neem Oil for Preventing and Combatting Bug Infestation Neem oil repels a wide variety of house and garden bugs including nematodes, caterpillars, beetles, and mites. It works well as a homemade roach killer and is safe for use around children and pets.
Some of the most effective home remedies to prevent bed bugs include the use of rubbing alcohol, baking soda, cayenne pepper, talcum powder, caulk, tea tree oil, thyme, mint, lemongrass, clove, lavender oil, and steam cleaning.. Home Remedies to Prevent Bed Bugs. Home remedies to prevent beg bugs include:
Bed Bug Spray: In a 16oz. spray bottle filled with water first add 1 tbsp. of pure Castile soap (easily available in natural food stores or online, and required to dissolve neem oil) and 4-5 tsp. of cold-pressed neem oil (The EPA recommends a 5.5% concentration level of neem oil for residential use).
Similar to tea tree oil, lavender essential oil can be used to make an effective natural DIY pesticide spray to kill bed bugs. The insect-repellent properties of lavender oil are toxic for bed bugs but completely safe to use around the home.