Sprinkle Cinnamon Around Your Home and You Will Never See Ants Again!
We already know that ants are one of the most persistent insects, making it hard to exterminate. Even though chemical treatments might be a pretty obvious choice against ants, it is not 100% effective and it can affect your health and your pet’s even more so.
Dealing with ants might not make you think of cinnamon immediately as an ant repellent. People have already grasped the benefits of cinnamon, but ants are quite perplexed by it.
The basis of them being perplexed comes from the effect that cinnamon has on their pheromone trails, which is basically their dominant form of communication, so that makes cinnamon quite the ant repellent.
Ants have a really developed sense of smell for them, and they use it to navigate themselves throughout various environments.
The thing is, we can’t notice the smell of the pheromones coming from ants, due to the fact that it’s undetectable to us. Ants have the ability to detect micro smells. This is explains the fact that if ants can pick up such smells, cinnamon has a super effect on them. The strong smell of cinnamon throws their navigation off balance and confuses them completely.
What to do exactly
All you need is powdered cinnamon and sprinkle it in all the places you see ants in your house. They usually appear around windows, corners and cracks, maybe garbage disposals and such. Other cinnamon method to use as an ant repellent is to find cinnamon essential oil. You can cover the crack and doorways around your house using a Q-tip.
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