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Fly Remedies Including Mosquitoes

Author/Submitted by: Down Home Ways, Shared by Sherilyn Schamber
Servings: 1
Categories: Household / Information

Ingredients:

-----EQUAL PARTS OF-----
    Bay leaves
1    Clove, coarsely ground
    Eucalyptus leaves, broken
    Clover blossoms

-----MAKE IT YOURSELF-----

-----GARLIC FLY SPRAY-----

Good for mosquitoes too
3  cloves  Garlic
2  tablespoons  Mineral oil
1  cup  Water
1  tablespoon  Detergent

Directions:
1. To keep flies out of the house. Place blend in small bags of mesh or some loosely woven material. Hang just inside entrance doors to repel flies.

2. Garlic Fly Spray: Blend garlic and mineral oil in blender. Add water; blend again. Strain through cheesecloth, reserving liquid and throwing away the bulk. Add detergent to the liquid and store in a tightly covered jar.

3. When you want to spray for flies, mix 1 part solution to 2 parts water; put in spray bottle and spray screens or outside areas where flies are troublesome.


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