3rd December 2019


What essential oils get rid of rats?

Sure, peppermint is going to keep them away! So is pineapple juice, lady's deodorant, and licorice! Give me a break. The number one search result for rat repellent right now is a bag of corn cob chips and other essential oils, including eucalyptus, grapefruit, sage, and lavender!

What smells repel rats?

How to Get Rid of Rats
  • Moth Balls. Mothballs tend to repel the rats.
  • Ammonia. Mix 2 spoons of detergent, a quarter glass of water and 2 cups of regular ammonia in a bowl.
  • Peppermint Oil. Peppermint oil can be used to prevent rats as they can't stand its pungent smell.
  • Owl's Feather.
  • Pepper.
  • Bay Leaf.
  • Onions.
  • Make Your Own Trap.

Do rats not like peppermint oil?

The herbal route: Peppermint Oil. It makes your home smell nice and gets rid of rats and mice… The reason why peppermint oil is assumed to be a good mouse repellent is because in high concentrations, peppermint can be quite strong, and both mice and rats have a very sensitive sense of smell.
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