Eliminating cockroaches in a natural way does not have to be an arduous and difficult task to carry out, especially if you have knowledge about the products that can help you eliminate these pests.In addition, ending these insects is of great importance to avoid possible diseases that can cause humans.

What are cockroaches?

Cockroaches are insects that are very harmful to people’s health since they are one of the main carriers of harmful microorganisms. These insects usually contaminate those products that we use regularly and we can contaminate ourselves without even knowing it, therefore the need to eliminate cockroaches effectively is present.

The harmful microbes that roaches spread are found in their saliva, and they can contaminate anything they come in contact with. For this reason, when getting rid of cockroaches at home, it is very important that it be permanently .

How to get rid of cockroaches naturally

Various species of cockroaches have different preferences regarding the climate where they adapt and few insects choose to live in warm climates while others prefer the opposite. The taste for food that cockroaches have can also vary from species to species. It is necessary, in addition to using an effective technique to eliminate cockroaches, not leaving food, garbage and food scraps within reach , since this means a safe place to attract cockroaches.

Boric acid to kill cockroaches and other insects

Using boric acid is an easy way to eliminate cockroaches , which in turn is inexpensive and without the need to use harsh chemicals that seriously pollute the environment and your health. Boric acid is a household antiseptic that can be used safely to repel ants and kill roaches.

Where to buy boric acid?

Boric acid can be purchased in pharmacies or even supermarkets, usually sold in 500-gram or 1-pound containers. It does not harm animals or humans, however, it must be used properly.

Procedure to kill ants:

Prepare two spoons of boric acid and dilute them in 100 milliliters or 3 ounces of water, soak a piece of bread with this mixture and place it next to the active colony of ants, in about 24 hours the queen of that colony will have died and at least so much this ant house will have disappeared.

Procedure to eliminate cockroaches

With cockroaches, the same technique is used, the piece of bread soaked in the mixture is put in a place frequented by cockroaches , the problem can be eradicated in a relatively short time, in the best case in 24 hours you will have finished with cockroaches.

Other method

Boric acid + Sugar : This combination is recommended to 3 parts of the “borax” (boric acid) and 1 part of sugar.
Sprinkle on the chosen areas and wait.

While sugar acts as an attractive substance, borax acts in a similar way to commercial sprays to eliminate cockroaches, ending the exoskeleton of insects by dehydration . It is a safe and incredibly effective product to eliminate these insects and choose to have a healthier home.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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