Removing Of Rats From The Garden

Mothballs tend to repel the rats. These are readily available in the market and are easy-to-use. Place a few in your attic to keep the rats away.

Note: Avoid placing these mothballs inside the house as its smell is harmful to humans. Take proper care that you do not touch it with bare hands.

2. Ammonia

ammoniaMix 2 spoons of detergent, a quarter glass of water and 2 cups of regular ammonia in a bowl. Place it where rats appear frequently.

removing of rats from the garden

Since rats can’t stand the smell of ammonia; hence, this remedy will do the job.

3. Peppermint Oil

peppermint oilPeppermint oil can be used to prevent rats as they can’t stand its pungent smell. All you have to do is dip some cotton balls in the peppermint oil and place them in the rat-prone area. It will surely give satisfactory results.

Alternatively, citronella and castor oil can also be used.
Or else, grow mint plants around the boundaries of your home.
4. Owl’s Feather

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owlOwl’s feather will scare the rats and force them to run away. Try placing some owl’s feather inside the holes of these intruders.

Alternatively, if you can’t find one, keep some plastic snakes in your garden to get rid of rats in the yard.
5. Pepper

chilli pepperThe pungent smell of pepper makes it hard for the rats to breathe and threatens their survival. Simply sprinkle some crushed pepper around the corners and the holes where they reside. You will notice positive results. Repeat the process if necessary.

6. Bay Leaf

bay leavesRats think of bay leaf as their food and tend to eat it. But, it actually kills them.

Put some bay leaves in the rat-prone area. Keep repeating the process until all of them are gone.

7. Onions

onionIt is a very effective remedy to get rid of rats naturally. The smell of onions is odious to these nasty rodents. Just slice an onion and keep it inside or near their holes.

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8. Make Your Own Trap

trapTrapping is one of the best ways to get rid of rats fast. You can take a humane trap and put bait in it to attract the rat. Peanut butter and cheese are the rat’s favorite. As the rat tries to eat this, it will be caught in the trap. After this, you can leave it in the woods or far away from your home so that it never comes back.

Note: You can add boric acid in the peanut butter to make it more effective.

Note: Wear latex gloves while using this remedy.

9. Dried Snake Litter/ Cat Litter

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snakeBuy some of the dried snake litter from a pet store or zoo and keep it near the places where rats are more likely to visit. Rats will not come there again because of the fear of snake.

Alternatively, you can also use cat’s litter. However, if the rat is infected with toxoplasmosis, it strangely may actually be attracted to cats and cat litter (a very weird side effect of the disease)
Note: Keep it out of the reach of pets and children.

10. Human Hair

human hairIt may sound weird, but rats can’t bear the sight of the human hair. This can be an effective way to repel rats. Clip a few strands and throw them inside the holes of rats, or at the places they tend to visit the most. As the rats will eat the hair, they will die.

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11. Cow Dung

cow dung It is a stinky process but one of the best ways to prevent these rodents. Take some cow dung cakes and spread them in your attic or garden. When rats eat the cow dung, it will inflame their stomach and lead them to die. Thus, helps get rid of rats outside the house

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Home Remedy For Dandruff

1. Treat your dry scalp with green tea

green tea

What you need
Green tea
Peppermint essential oil
White vinegar

What you need to do
1. Brew a cup of green tea and mix 2-3 drops of peppermint essential oil.
2. Add a teaspoon of white vinegar to the mix, and let it cool.
3. Wet your hair under running water, and pour the green tea rinse through it.
4. Massage it on to your scalp for about five minutes, before rinsing it off with a mild sulphate-free shampoo and conditioner.

When you need to do this
You can do this just before a bath

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Why this works
Green tea and peppermint essential oil have antioxidant and antimicrobial properties that can help promote scalp health, while conditioning your hair.
2. Control dandruff with neem leaves
Neem leaves for dandruff cure

What you need
Neem leaves

What you need to do
1. Steep 2 handfuls of neem leaves in 4-5 cups of hot wate. Let it stay overnight.
2. The next morning, strain the liquid and use it to rinse your hair. You can also try making a paste out of leaves.
3. Apply it to your scalp and let it sit for about an hour before washing it off with water.
When you need to do this
You can do this in the morning, just before your bath. But if you have the time, you can even apply this treatment to your hair in the night before you turn in, and wash it off in the morning.

Why this works
Neem leaves not only relieve itching, but they also inhibit the over-growth of dandruff-causing fungus.
3. Shampoo well

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While this is not exactly a home remedy, this is something you can do avoid getting dandruff in the first place. Not washing your hair properly after shampooing leads to accumulation of dead cells and oil on the scalp, which may lead to dandruff. Wash your hair frequently with a mild shampoo. If you are using a conditioner after shampooing, make sure to apply it at least an inch away from the scalp and wash it off thoroughly so that no residue is left in the hair.
4. Try the aspirin treatment

Aspirin treatment for dandruff

What you need
2 aspirin tablets
Shampoo

What you need to do
1. Crush 2 aspirin tablets after placing them beneath a clean napkin. 2. Transfer the powder to a bowl. 3. Take a little amount of your regular shampoo and add it to the powder, and mix well. 4. Shampoo as usual using this mixture. 5. Let it stay on your hair for two minutes and then rinse with water. When you need to do this
Ideally, this should be done when you’re in the shower shampooing your hair. The idea is to alternate using your regular shampoo with this mixture.

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Why this works Aspirin contains salicylates that exfoliate the scalp and help treat dandruff.
5. Apple cider vinegar can combat itchiness

Apple cider vinegar for dandruff

What you need
Vinegar
Water

What you need to do
1. Dilute the vinegar with water in equal parts. For example, if you’re taking half a cup of vinegar, mix it with half a cup of water.
2. Use this in place of your shampoo.

When you need to do this
You can use this technique any time you’re washing your hair.

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Why this works
Apple cider vinegar is great for killing the fungus that causes dandruff. It provides instant relief from itchiness, while getting rid of dandruff with just a few applications over the course of a few days.
6. Get a coconut oil massage

Coconut oil to cure dandruff

What you need
Coconut oil
Pure tea tree oil

What you need to do
1. Mix 5-10 drops of pure tea tree oil with 5 tablespoons of coconut oil.
2. Apply this mixture on to your scalp as you would while oiling regularly. You don’t need to oil the lengths of your hair with this, though.
3. If you find that you need more oil, make sure that you keep the ratio of the ingredients constant. However, a few teaspoons applied to scalp should be enough.

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When you need to do this
You can apply this mixture to your scalp in the night, and wash it off in the morning. If you’re short on time, you can just use this 30 minutes before you head for a bath.

Why this works
Coconut oil is another amazing anti-fungal food that is capable of killing fungus and eliminating dandruff. Tea tree oil helps provide a nice shine to your hair.