Rodents and insects can make their homes in the dark, dry corners of your home. Meet Dylan, a man who’s learned to live with the brown recluse spiders infesting his apartment. Plus, how to protect your family from poisonous spider bites.
Spray windowsills and entryways with a solution of cup white vinegar, 1 cups water, and 20 drops of peppermint essential oil. (Eucalyptus oil purportedly works, too, but I find peppermint a more pleasant scent.
"I made a poultice with activated charcoal and immediately applied it when my son was bitten by a brown recluse spider. I saved his arm from necrosis. He still needed antibiotics, but he will make a full recovery without any physical scarring!