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on Plants It contains "four essential oils," These are eucalyptol, menthol, methyl salicylate and thymol. Together they form an antibacterial solution that works in the human mouth -- and possibly on plants as well. In addition, menthol, and especially eucalyptol, seem to work as natural insect repellents.
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There is no evidence that the ingredients in it are toxic to plants -- and tremendous anecdotal information to suggest that it may actually prove helpful. In fact, orchid and rose growing experts and other master gardeners sometimes actually suggest using the solutions on plants, although take care to ensure that you don't burn the foliage of your plants.
Uses in the Garden
May repel mosquitoes, bugs and kill bacterial infections in your garden.It may discourage insects on your plants when sprayed on, either at half strength or in a mixture with water, soap and sometimes even soaked tobacco. Full strength,It disinfects pruning equipment and treats plants for bacterial infections.It may repel animals from your garden and even keep the mosquitoes off you as you enjoy it.
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