From Dan Barenblatt:

There are natural, nontoxic ways to get rid of bedbugs (cimex lectularis, used as a germ warfare vector by the japanese against china civilian populations in WW II):

1) Spread diatomaceous earth powder–available by mail order or in selected stores*–around your infested dwelling.

2) If you can stomach it, collect spiders and/or centipedes, and set them loose in the infested dwelling. they will eat up and drive out the bedbugs.

3) A combination of 1 and 2.


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  • From Jonathan Simon:

    Important to know that diatomaceous earth, a fine white powder made up of the skeleton remains of tiny sea creatures known as diatoms, is nontoxic to humans and most pets (it works by lacerating bugs who bring it home to their nests), but you have to be very careful not to let it get into your eyes, as it will lacerate the cornea.


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