How to Get Rid of Spiders Naturally

By on March 27, 2013

eliminate spiders naturally

Personally, I can’t stand spiders. The sight of them scurrying across my ceiling sends chills down my spine, especially before bed time.

If you have ever wondered the most effective NATURAL way to get rid of spiders in your home, then this wonderful remedy will repel them like no other.

Yup, you’ve guessed it – peppermint oil!

Here’s a quick 3 step tutorial to show how to make a quick natural spider repellent to keep those creepy crawlies out of your house.

What you will need:

  • Peppermint oil
  • Empty spray bottle
  • Water


Step 1: Mix 6 – 8 drops of peppermint oil with half a quart of water into the spray bottle.

Step 2: Shake the mixture thoroughly then take a whiff to make sure the water smells minty, if not then add a couple more drops of peppermint oil.

Step 3: Spray the peppermint mix in the cracks and gaps where spiders can enter your home.


There you have it. Your very own natural spider repellent at home to keep those spiders at bay.

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I have peppermint growing like a weed in my yard ( have to hack it back all the time) and spiders live in  it. Does the oil really ward them off ?