how to get rid of cockroaches in kitchen cabinets?[the organic way]

Melissa B. Oneil
UX/UI Designer at - Adobe

Melissa is a mom and cooking fanatic. She enjoys trying various recipes and always searches for the latest appliances to make her kitchen modern. She...Read more

Cockroaches are called living fossils. They know how to survive in any critical situation. They are very irritating insects In our kitchen. They are the most common pests, not only in the kitchen but also in the entire home around. The cockroach is one of the eldest pests that can strain human health. when they move around on the food; they spread bacteria. It’s very tough to wipe out the cockroaches from Your kitchen completely. In most cases, they make their happy colony in a dark corner in your kitchen cabinet. Then how to get rid of cockroaches in kitchen cabinets? Today we will show you some ways to solve this problem.

First, we would like to focus on an organic or natural way to get rid of cockroaches in kitchen cabinets. Because the organic path is the best for the environment.-

(1) Indian bay leaf dried:

how to get rid of cockroaches in kitchen cabinets with indian bay leaves
Indian bay leaves

A spice named “Indian bay leaf” is very useful for rid out the cockroaches from your kitchen cabinets. Its scientific name is “Cinnamomum Tamala”.Cockroaches cant tolerate the flavor of these leaves. Just make some power of those leaves and put that on your cabinet corner periodically. It will not kill that pest, but keep out that from the kitchen.

(2) Cucumber (Cucumis sativus):

get rid of cockroaches in kitchen cabinets with cucumber

Cucumber is a common and widely used vegetable. It’s also useful to rid of cockroaches from your kitchen. put some cucumber skin in an aluminum can and keep that at any corner of the kitchen. The aluminum and the cucumber skin together make some reaction and vapor a smell that gets out the cockroaches from the room. Keep on mind the at the end of the day, clean the aluminum can, or the cucumber skin will rot and pollute the can.

(3)Ammonia (NH3):

Take a bucket of plain water—Ringe 2 cups of ammonia with that. Wash your kitchen with that mixture. Cockroaches will go out from the kitchen for the fragrance of ammonia.

(4)Black pepper, onion and garlic paste:

Black pepper, onion and garlic paste
Black pepper, onion and garlic paste

This is one of the great organic methods to get rid of cockroaches. take some of the above spices, paste, and finally mix it well with this paste in one liter of water. spray the liquid in every corner of the kitchen cabinet as well as the kitchen. The cockroaches will fade out.

(5)Half glass water:

Fill a glass of water half. Cockroaches will get stuck in the water as soon as they enter it thinking it is empty.

(6)Petroleum jelly:

Take some Petroleum Jelly in a jar. Now put some fruit peels like mango, banana, or apple in it. Keep this jar in the place where cockroaches enter the house. The smell of the fruit peel will attract the cockroaches, and the petroleum jelly will prevent the cockroaches from entering the jar. When cockroaches come around the jar and freeze, spray or sprinkle soapy water. You will see that the cockroach is gone in an instant.

(7)Boric acid or baking soda :

Scientists said that A female cockroach could lay 40/50 eggs at a time. If a cockroach dies, another 40 will fill its place. Do you know what to do to end this vicious cycle?SO we should take some steps to be made so that the big cockroaches, as well as the babies, die. Boric acid or baking soda poison can be made from this principle.
You should take

  • 3 teaspoons of baking soda
  • 3 teaspoons of boric acid
  • Water
  • Sugar

What to do:

Boric acid paste– Boric acid has been used as a pesticide for a long time. But it is not a harmful substance for humans. All you have to do is make it

Boric acid
Boric acid
  • Make a paste by mixing three tablespoons of boric acid with an equal amount of sugar and water.
  • Apply this paste in the places where cockroach infestation is high (kitchen, bathroom, storage).

This paste contains sugar so that cockroaches will eat with interest. After eating, the body of the cockroach will become dehydrated due to the effect of this boric acid, and it will die slowly. Not only that, but this paste will also stick to the body. The cockroach will carry it to its house, feed his children, and they will die. Use it every few days to get better results. There will be no cockroaches in the home.

(8)Soapy water:

Make a mixture by mixing detergent soap and water on the skin. Spray this water in the corners of the house—this kills cockroaches.

(9)Boric acid and flour:

Make a dough with flour and boric acid. Cut small lentils and spread them in different parts of the house. Akka will get cockroaches if you put your mouth on that mixture.

(10)Baking soda and sugar:

Mix equal amounts of baking soda and sugar. Now scatter the number of cockroaches in the house. Cockroaches will die as soon as they eat it.

(11)Baking soda paste:

Baking soda paste
Baking soda

The main ingredient in baking soda and baking powder is the same, sodium bicarbonate. However, some more substances are mixed in the baking powder.
however, baking soda will be more active than baking powder in this operation.
Baking soda (not baking powder but) is used in many household purposes. Make a paste by mixing equal amounts of baking soda, sugar, and water in the same way you made a paste of boric acid and apply it all over the house. You will get the same benefits as a boric acid paste. However, it will not work as fast as ordinary chemical sprays. However, it has to be applied repeatedly, and it will take a long time to work.

Melissa B. OneilUX/UI Designer at - Adobe

Melissa is a mom and cooking fanatic. She enjoys trying various recipes and always searches for the latest appliances to make her kitchen modern. She is sharing innovative ideas to help you decorate your kitchen and feel great when you're cooking.

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