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DIY: Moth-Repellent Sachets

Forget the stinky, toxic moth balls—here's a sweeter smelling substitute

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In a hot and humid country like ours, clothes moths can be a real problem. They lurk in our closets without us noticing and before we know it, they have already eaten away at our favorite t-shirts, sweaters or even jeans. 

A quick fix would be to use store-bought moth balls. However, while these are toxic to pests, each ball contains naphthalene and paradichlorobenzene—these chemicals set airborne fumes that can slowly poison us, too. To keep our family healthy and moths out of our homes, you can turn to an all-natural alternative that uses nothing but herbs. Try it with our step-by-step guide:

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