There are many different treatment methods utilized to kill bed bugs and you can weigh the benefits and negatives of each method.

We all want a healthy home for our family; with a little boost of knowledge, you can feel confident in the bed bug elimination method that you choose. Whether you are trying to get rid of bed bugs from a single-family residence, an apartment, or even a hotel or nursing home, with the treatment options available today, it is possible to get rid of bed bugs

1 Tea Tree

Tea tree oil is a fresh-smelling essential oil that has antimicrobial properties, so it does double duty as a cleaning agent in your home. It kills bacteria and fungi and neutralizes viruses on contact.

It works on these insects by suffocating them as the oil works its way into their system. However, it’s most effective when used undiluted. Unfortunately, an undiluted version isn’t safe for humans. Still, you may see some benefit, or at least a pleasant-smelling home, by spraying diluted tea tree oil around the house. To make the diluted formula, place about 20 drops of oil in a spray bottle filled with water.

2. Lavander

The smell of lavender makes a bed bug feel nauseous and can even lead to their death. Most humans, however, find the scent quite pleasant. Triple the effectiveness of this solution by washing items with lavender soap, spraying diluted essential oils and spreading leaves over affected areas

3. Peppermint Leaves

Peppermint leaves have the same effect as lavender oil and leaves. Utilize the same strategies and don’t forget to regularly vacuum up old leaves and replace them with fresh versions until the infestation is gone.

4. Black Walnut Tea

This variety of tea is a natural insect repellent. To employ this strategy, simply take your used tea bags and put them in areas that are infested with the bugs. Place them around the house, in every nook, cranny, and corner you can think of.

5.Sweet Flag

This tall plant found mainly in wetlands is also an effective insect repellent. The herbal version comes in a packet that you can mix into a solution and spray around the house.

6. Bean Leaves

Bean leaves work kind of like a natural flypaper to trap insects, including bed bugs. Back in 1943, researchers discovered that the microscopic hairs on the leaves worked to both entangle and impale the limbs of these critters. Put these leaves on the floor of any room with unwanted inhabitants and prepare to be impressed.

7. Indian Lilac

The leaves of Indian Lilac have a similar effect to other plant-based, herbal remedies. You can crush the leaves and spread them about. Or alternatively, boil the leaves, strain the solution and add it to your bath water. The result is that bed bugs no longer to snack on you!

This technique can be used for closet and clothes infestations. Spray the solution in closets, on sofas, and around the home to repel these critters.

8. Mint Leaves

Mint leaves can be a preventive measure. If you place crushed leaves around entry points, it will dissuade them from coming into your home. They’re also safe to use in your closet and directly on your mattress.

9. Beauveria Bassiana

Don’t be alarmed by the description, but Beauveria Bassiana is a parasitic fungus that feeds on insects. Its ruthlessly attacks bed bugs, rendering them infertile, immobile and unable to feed.

10. Pyrethrum

extract is derived from chrysanthemums. The chrysanthemum, also called a mum, is a bright flower that can be found in a variety of colors. It also works as a natural killer by attacking the nervous system.