Does eucalyptus oil deter cockroaches?

Eucalyptus oil has a strong scent that seems to have some success in repelling roaches. You can dilute it with water and spray areas you think cockroaches might have nested.

What essential oils repel cockroaches?

Spray Essential Oils

Research has found that some essential oils—especially rosemary oil—are effective at repelling roaches. Rosemary oil was found to offer a 100% roach mortality rate at the concentration range of 2.5% to 30%. So mix it with water and spray away at your problem areas!

Does eucalyptus attract roaches?

Roaches dislike eucalyptus more than they like the environment inside your home. Eucalyptus leaves and oil also repel other pests.

How do I get rid of roaches permanently?

Boric acid is one of the best home remedies for roaches if you are keen on taking the DIY approach. Mix equal amounts of boric acid, flour, and sugar to make a dough. Set balls of dough around the home where cockroaches can feed on it. The flour and sugar will attract the roaches while the boric acid will kill them.

IMPORTANT:  Should you kill a mosquito?
All about pests