Thought to provide moisturizing properties by creating a barrier against the skin. The hydrated granules of oatmeal adhere to the surface of the skin and provide a protective film attracting humidity and reducing friction.
Roaches usually enter homes in paper products such as bags or cardboard boxes, and they prefer to seek refuge in dark, damp places with plenty to eat. Starchy and sugary materials including bookbindings, photographic film, household linens, leather, soap, glue, toothpaste, as well as a variety of foods, all attract cockroaches.
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Indoor bug killer. Place on top of doorways, cabinets, under sinks and behind toilets. Baking soda, borax, dawn - and you can add syrup or something to add a sweet smell to it if necessary too. Kills: roaches, beetles, ants and others.
Many species of ants are beneficial, as they are likely to eat other, more harmful insects, such as fleas and bedbugs. The problem with ants is largely aesthetic; they're not likely to cause disease. When ants invade a house, they are generally just looking for food.