Good Question: Alternative to Moth Balls?

Good Question: Alternative to Moth Balls?

Jul 10, 2007

AT:LA reader Tula asks:
Hello AT, What is a good method for keeping moths away other than the nasty mothball? Any natural solutions? I heard lemon peels work and so does lavender. Any AT tips? My coats will love you. I, of course, already do."

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Hi Tula,
There are definitely more natural alternatives to traditional mothballs. The first one that we favor are ones made of cedar wood. They have cedar wood hangers, balls, and blocks readily available at most grocery and drug stores. We have also heard that lavendar works well too, although haven't personally tried it. Has anyone had any experience with lavendar? Does anyone have any moth repelling tips for Tula? Please share in the comments!

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