Plants That Repel Bed Bugs

This is not a new concept to deploy plants so that the bed bugs should remain away from you. Actually the loss of the gardener’s hair was already done in the past. Different plants are grown to keep away different types of insects from humans.

A verified example of this is the use of the plants to keep away tar mosquitoes. Even humans are doing this to keep away the animals from their valuable belongings. It includes food and other consumable things. This concept started to mature and humans 12 different ways to use the plant in order to make a natural repellent from the unwanted insects

Bad worse is not an exception. The bed bugs do not like the smell of some plants. If you are able to arrange these plants in your home all living space you will definitely be able to keep away the bed bugs.

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And another important thing is that some plants have the potential to be the home of the bed bugs. Like this is necessary to keep away the bed bugs and planting those types of plants that can keep them away. This is also necessary at the same time that you should not plant those plants that can be the living space for the bedbugs.

Let us examine some of the blood and find out how they help us, humans, to keep away this bad, bad and dangerous infection of the bed bugs.


GeraniumThis plant can be used to keep bed bugs away from you. The reason behind this is that this specific plant contains a specific type of chemical. The bedbugs are balanced from the specific type of the chemical. Therefore the presence of this plant will definitely keep away the bedbugs from you.

How to use

Definitely, there must be a right way to increase your benefit at the maximum level from this plant. This plant will be of no use if it is not present at the bed bugs infection. It means that if the bed pus infection is present in your house and you plant the Granimus adjacent area near your house. This will certainly be of no use.

Therefore if you want to get the maximum benefit from this plant then you should have to plant plant near the bad bus infection area. It means that you place the plants in the small pots and you can place these plants at the various locations in your house. Especially if you place these plant pots near your bed this will definitely decrease the amount of the bedbugs that may be able to read at you. The chances are high that the bed bugs field will not be able to approach you at all.

The risks involved

There are certain risks associated with the use of this plant in order to keep away the bed bugs.

This plant is known to create an infection in sensitive people. Sudha electric mains appeared in the form of red rashes on the skin. These red rashes may not be irritating. Sometimes it may happen that these red rashes may not be irritating during the picnic. But as time passes these red rashes will become irritating. So if there is a sign of life that appears. Immediately get the blood out of your surroundings. This is highly recommended that at that point you should contact your Dermatologist as soon as possible. So that this condition may not bring some severe circumstances to you.


LemongrassThis is a derivative of live Milia plant to the humans. It is a lock at the tall end of the green colour. To look at this plant you will feel refreshed. Same as the smell of this plant which will be refreshing for the humans but for the bed bugs they do not like the smell of the lemongrass at all.

The method to use the lemon grass

Bed bugs don’t like the smell of the lemongrass. This  that wherever bed bugs have to smell the 11 grass they will certainly leave the area

This means that the lemongrass should be well rid of the bed bugs so that they can smell it. In order for you to make sure that the bed bugs give away the smell of the lemongrass

It means that you need to plant in open areas. But this area should be needed to hide the bed bugs. Or it can be in that area where did you do not want the bed bugs to enter.

How to use

The application process of this plant is very bad, the same as the other plot. In order to keep the lemongrass near to the bed bugs, you need to put the ports near to the area where the bed bugs are present in the large quantity

Lemongrass has a specific type of the oil. The smell of this oil is pleasant and refreshing for the humans. While on the other hand the smell of this is really very pungent for the bed bugs

This is the reason that when you implant the plots at different locations in your house your house will remain refreshing. As well as it will also keep the bed bugs away from you

The risk involved

There are a number of risk involved in order to use the lemon grass to keep away the bed bugs

  • Some people report that the continuous presence of the lemongrass around them create headache
  • Other people report that they experience stomach pain because of the presence of lemongrass in their living area for a long period of time.
  • Even the problem of irritation has also been reported in different people.

In case you experience any problem like that. You should immediately change the position of the lemongrass. Remove it from your Living area so that you can enjoy a risk-free life again.

But do remember that if you remove the lemongrass from your living space it will provide a chance to pet the bus to again wait in your Living area.


LavenderThe plants which we have discussed so far are the repellents. This is the first loss till now that also has the capacity of the insecticide. In fact, this is actually a very widely used insecticidal.

Although a number of people reported efficiency and effectiveness in order to keep away the bed bugs. Truly speaking if you want to know about my own opinion. This is not a very recommended mosquito repellent from my side. Although a number of people started to use this plant to keep the bedbugs away. Again in my own opinion, this plant may be effective for other insects. But in the brothers of the bedbugs, this is not a very effective tool.

How to use it

Naturally to use it properly and to get the maximum result from the presence of this plant. You need to Bring It Inside Your home. This thing can be achieved by using the small plant pots that can be stored at different locations in your house. The presence of this flower is helpful in order to protect you from bed bugs. 

Even if it is not effective against bed bugs it can protect you from other insects.

The risks involved

There is no doubt that this plant is deadly. There are high possibilities that it may create problems in some humans. Sensitive people experience irritation of their body in the presence of this plant. If you experience this it is recommended to immediately discard it it due to the use of this plant. If you do continue it there may create a problem for you you should discontinuous news immediately


The next plant in line is the marigold. Marigold is in use for a very long period of time. Linalool is the substance inside the plant that helps to maintain a distance from the bed bugs. Although it is not confirmed yet how efficient it is in controlling the pests.   

How to use it

The best way to use it is to plant it near the places where the bedbugs can stay. You can cut the stems of the plants in different sizes and can easily place these inside the houses. In this way the house will become beautiful and it looks fresh too. You will certainly enjoy the freshness in your house too.

How to use it

Usually these plants are not known to create problems for humans but it may happen that some humans that have very sensitive skin may be harmed because of an allergic reaction. So be aware of it. As soon as it happens take an immediate action. Take the medical advice as soon as possible and remove the plants from the home immediately.

Final Words

It happens and it happens too often that we invest a lot on unnatural ways to get rid of the unwanted insects like the bedbugs. It continues and continues the expense is sometimes the health of us, our children and pets. At that time it is best to use some natural ways to get rid of the bed bugs and this is a way of doing it. That is to use the plant for this purpose.