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Plant These 15 Common Herbs To Keep Your Home Clean
Mix this yummy herb with water and white vinegar to clean your home. Add it to vodka to create a room deodorizer, or steep it with boiling water to make an insect-repellent.
Bay Leaves
To deter mice and insects, such as cockroaches, hang up a sprig, fill a bowl with a bay leaf potpourri, or steep the leaves in vinegar and add them to a water spritzer.
This non-toxic herb makes a reliable companion plant, and it can be combined with water and citric acid to create an effective, natural limescale remover for the bathroom.
Clove Oil
Antimicrobial and antifungal, clove oil in a spray solution with water defends against mold and mildew growth. Alternatively, you can use it on your plants to deter pests.
Mix with vinegar and baking soda to clean your tub and tiles, or combine with water, vinegar, and lemon juice to create an all-purpose cleaner to freshen up your home.