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Cedar Wood is a natural, fresh smelling bug repellant. Sounds strange, doesn’t it. Like an Old Wives’ Tale? How about an Old Mother’s tale… My mother brought home little cedar blocks of wood and said that having them around the house would help get rid of flies. My whole family thought it was time to start looking for a home for her.
But it seems to work. Looking around the internet, you’ll see products like Cedar Moth repellant balls and Cedar Fly Repellant blocks. Apparently Cedar has a natural bug repellant in it, which can either kill flies and bugs, or just simply keep them away. And, they can be quite a decoration as well. We tend to put them on a table while eating.
People have used them in their cupboards for a long time apparently, using them to keep the moths out, and leaving the cupboard smelling forest fresh…
If you’ve also used these, let me know what you think of them. Especially if you’ve noticed if this works for getting rid of flies…