Friday, April 24, 2015

Poisons for roaches, moths and bed bugs.

Here are three poisons to kill pesty bugs in the home. They can be found in Mrs. Owens' Cook Book and Useful Household Hints ©1884

Equal parts of borax and white sugar will drive away roaches or Croton bugs.
Put salt under the edges of carpets when tacked down.
Mrs. R. W Louis, Chicago.
Six ounces corrosive sublimate, 6 ounces camphor gum, 1 pt. spirits turpentine; shake well, mix; let stand a day. Shake before using.

Below are three links to previous posts regarding poisons:
Poisons & Remedies

Poisoning by Lemon Meringue Pie


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