Everybody loves to see changes in weather, but many times these changes become a cause of frustration and discomfort. Some of which can trouble you physically while some can make you feel very upset. One of such problem is the problem of cockroach in the house. It is harmful for the health as well as gives you the mental anxiety.
Cockroaches start growing due to lack of cleanliness in the house. They are generally seen growing in rainy season. Some of the dirt in the house is favorable for their growth. Store and Kitchen are the two common places where a cockroach can be seen easily.
How to Get Rid of Cockroach Naturally
Cockroaches run away with the smell of bay leaves. If you have cockroaches in the corners of your house, then peel some Bay Leaves. Cockroaches will run away from that place as fast as they will get the smell of it. Actually, when you grind the Bay Leaves, you will see light oil on your hands. Cockroaches escape from the smell of this oil. Keep changing the leaves from time to time.
By mixing baking powder and sugar
Mix equal quantity of baking powder in a bowl and sprinkle this mixture over the affected area or corners of the house. The sweet taste of sugar attracts the cockroaches and baking soda kills them. Keep changing them alternatively.
Spray borax powder in the corner and holes of your house. This causes cockroaches to run away but it can prove dangerous for you as well. When spraying borax powder, keep it in mind that they are away from the reach of children as it is very harmful to the human body and especially for the children.
Why is it Dangerous to Have Cockroaches at Home?
Cockroaches can transmit the following diseases:
- Typhoid Fever
- Typhoid Fever- It is a bacterial infection caused by Salmonella typhi bacterium which are found in Cockroaches. If you feel high body temperature, headaches and muscle aches, constipation, exhaustion or stomach pain, you should immediately report it to the doctor.
- Cholera- It is a acute diarrhoeal infection which can be caused by Vibrio cholerae bacterium. This generally happens when you keep your food out in open and it gets contaminated with the bacteria. Always keep you food stuffs covered and far from the reach of cockroaches and other insects.
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