Cloves are the dried flower buds of the clove tree, Cloves contain a substance called eugenol, which has quite a unique and strong odor. This scent is believed to be unappealing to mice, turning their adorable little noses up at the smell, it has strong, spicy flavor and warm, slightly sweet aroma.
Cloves consist of;
A. Cloves are high in antioxidants and anti inflammatory, Antimicrobial and antifungal properties.
B. Clove are source of minerals Such as magnesium,, iron, calcium.
C. They can be use to prepare varieties of dishes.
Because cloves has strong smell, that makes it unpleasant to mice, it make them avoid the areas where they detect the scent.
The smell of cloves do interfere with the scent of food, which usually makes it harder for mice to find and track down their next meal
The essential oil in clove are known to rep mice and insects
The test of cloves is also off putting to mice.
Follow these simple steps for clove to be effective against mice;
A. Dilute the clove oil with carrier oil or water.
B. Soak cotton balls or cloth strips in the solution
C. Placed the soaked items strategically where you have spotted mice activity.