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Use Cloves to Repel Flies

Written by on June 26, 2022

These Natural Fly Repellents Keep Pesky Flies Way [Update in 2020]

Cloves are pleasantly aromatic for us but are not liked by flies. They cannot stand the scent of this spice that is extensively used for culinary purposes. Cloves are particularly effective in repelling house flies. In this remedy for flies elimination, cloves are used with lemon, yet another smell that flies are not fond of.

Get this:

  • Lemon- 2
  • Cloves- 25-50

Do this:

  • Cut the lemons into halves.
  • Now poke 6-12 cloves into each of the lemon halves. Poke with the pointed part of the clove so that the bud remains upwards.
  • Arrange these cloves poked lemon halves onto a plate.
  • It makes an aromatic and beautiful-looking centrepiece for your table, especially when you have meals with friends outdoor like at a barbecue party or a picnic.

You may also wrap some cloves in a cheesecloth or a muslin bag to hang them in flies infected areas.

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