Some “Green” Oils Can Stop a Bed Bug—But Many Can’t

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By Andrew Porterfield Could the answer to a burgeoning bed bug problem come from another popular trend, essential oils? Not from most oils, say researchers from Rutgers University and the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service, though a few oils—particularly silicone and paraffin oils—show some potential. Over the past 10 years, the common bed bug (Cimex lectularius) […]