Did you know that cinnamon can be used as an air freshener, a bug repellant, and a mouth wash?
Moth Repellent: Replace foul-smelling mothballs with cinnamon-stuffed sachets. Combine the cinnamon with a handful of other spices, like cloves and bay leaves, and you'll have a moth-free house that smells great.
Ant Repellant: Has an army of ants invaded your home? Apartment Therapy suggests using cinnamon to keep the little critters at bay. Sprinkle the powdered
version of the spice around any openings or crevices that give insects entrance to your home and they will steer clear, perhaps heading for the more welcoming environs of a neighbor's home instead.
Air Freshener: Combine water and a few drops of cinnamon oil in a spray bottle and you've got an instant air freshener that's both economical and all-natural.
Mouthwash: Mouthwash is one of those products that's so easy to make, it's a wonder we ever buy it. For an effective cinnamon-flavored mouthwash, simply add nine tablespoons of cinnamon to a cup of vodka. Let the mixture sit for two weeks and then strain through a coffee filter.
Commented on Nov 25, 2012
I didn't know about the ants, we have been invaded by the little critters. I will try this
now. Gonna' try it for morning stiffness too! Thank you so much!
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Commented on Aug 19, 2012
We had a problem with water at the utility room door, run-off from the neighbors yard. It was
at ground level so there was no chance to build up the yard. We dug a trench, put in a drain pipe and covered the open end with hardware cloth. Farther down, we changed to perforated pipe to disperse the water (like field line for a septic tank). Anyway, we made a walkway with these forms, from the door. The water runs between the 'stones' and into the drain. It has been there about 12 years and still no problems. I do have to clean the leaves from the open end of the pipe.