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The Science of Botanical Pesticides

Rockwell Labs, the leader in the developing science in botanical-organic insecticides, uses a combination of thyme, cinnamon, rosemary, lemongrass, and cloves to kill, flush and repel insects. Perhaps botanical-organic insecticides do not have the residual capabilities of synthetic pesticides, but their many benefits outweigh their drawbacks.

  1. Fast-Acting: Botanical-organic insecticides are fast-acting. There will be a much faster kill rate than the most common class of pest control chemicals (synthetic pyrethroids).
  2. Vapor-Action: The vapor action from botanicals is longer lasting than pyrethroids. This longer-lasting vapor action is an important point in mosquito control programs.
  3. Excellent Flushing: Botanical-Organic insectices have unique flushing capabilities. Flushing action is important in cockroach control, as you want to "flush-out" insects from their hiding areas. Botanical aerosols all come with a crack and crevice straw that will fit in crevices to provide both a quick knockdown and flushing action.
  4. No resistance: There is no known resistance to botanical/organic insecticides. Since bed bugs, roaches and flies build up resilience to some synthetic pyrethroids. This non-resistance quality is an added benefit.
  5. Safe near water: The Ecovia line of organic botanical that may be applied over and near waterways. This label on the EcoVia line makes an excellent product for spider control on docks.
  6. Broader label: The Ecovia line of products does not have the label restrictions that pyrethroid insecticides have. School notifications: Classified as a minimum risk FIFRA 25 (b) exempt botanical pesticide, the Ecovia line is exempt from notifications of pesticides used in schools (in most states). Some states do require this notification, so check your proper state laws.
  7. School notifications: Classified as a minimum risk FIFRA 25 (b) exempt botanical pesticide, the Ecovia line is exempt from notifications of pesticides used in schools (in most states). Some states do require this notification, so check your proper state laws.
  8. Conclusion: Many people think less of botanical/organic pest control measures and point out their failures. We find the major shortcoming is the duration of the residual action. But in the long run, the length of the residual activity is not a critical factor. For example, if you can kill off a population of spiders, you should not have a repopulation for several months. Keep in mind that all these activities are from plants that have evolved over millions of years to fight off disease and insects. Rockwell labs have developed a line of organic botanical products with plant oils to be highly effective.
  9. EcoVia botanicals (science and benefits)

National Organic Program

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  1. Azera Insecticide- 32 oz

    Starting at: $56.00

    Azera Insecticide is an organic, broad spectrum insecticide that combines two active ingredients to reach hard to kill insects. The botanical derived active ingredients not only provide a quick kill but regulates insect growth. It has multiple modes of action working by controlling insect growth, contact, and ingestion. It is an OMRI listed and a certified organic product for organic production. It kills both hard-bodied and soft-bodied insects ( 200 listed insects and over 200 growing crops). Azera Insecticide can be used alone or mixed in your tank with other insecticides, wetting agents, fungicides, adjuvants foliar fertilizers or acaricides. tank mixed with most other acaricides, insecticides, adjuvants, fungicides, wetting agents, and foliar fertilizers.

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  2. ECOPCO Eco PCO DX (D-X) Dust-10 oz

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    Eco PCO D-X dust is an all-natural organic insecticide dust (plant botanicals) that is versatile and ready-to-use and is perfect for most environmentally friendly atmospheres. Learn More
  3. Bonide's Garden Dust - 1 lb (#932) and 4 lb (#933)

    Starting at: $12.50

    Bonide's Garden Dust is a dual use insecticide and fungicide to kill insects and diseases on vegetables, fruits and flowers. This convenient garden dust has a green tint to blend with the foliage.

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  4. Kills Bedbugs and Crawling Insects Powder

    JT Eaton's Kills Bedbugs and Crawling Insects Powder not only kills bedbugs, but kills ants, boxelder bugs, cockroaches, crickets, fleas, silverfish, ticks, sowbugs, millipedes and houseflies that would be resting on treated surfaces.

    How to use JT Eaton's Kills Bedbugs & Crawling Dust

    This puffer bottle can be used by itself, but it is best used inside a hand duster with a plastic tip.  This bedbug killer dust is  applied to cracks and crevices where insects hide. When treating for bedbugs, pay attention to such places as mattress seams, bed foot boards, headboards, electrical outlets, cable outlets, picture frames, mirror frames, and electronics.

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  5. Boractin Insecticide Boric Acid Powder -4 sizes

    Starting at: $7.50

    BorActin Insecticide Powder (Boric Acid) is a moisture-resistant dust used against a wide range of crawling insects. This dust does not "clump" easily and is applied as a dust well. Because heat does not affect it, BorActin will reman indefinitely. BorActin Insecticide Powder is considered a green pest control product since it's active ingredient (orthoboric acid) is a natural chemical. The toxicity in BorActin is low but it is important to follow all label instructions for complete safety.

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  6. JT Eaton's Boric Acid Powder

    Starting at: $29.50

    JT Eaton's Boric Acid Powder Boric Acid Dust : 5 lb and 25 lb Tub Contains: 99.0% Orthoboric Acid
    Long -term treatment boric acid dust
    May be used as a mop up solution for floors. Learn More
  7. Bonide Boric Acid Roach Powder

    Starting at: $9.50

    Not only does Bonide's Boric Acid Roach Powder kill roaches, but also is an effective pest control tool against palmetto bugs, ants, waterbugs and silverfish. It is non-staining and odor free and can be used inside. This 98% boric acid dust is in a ready-to-use bottle. Use this roach powder under appliances, sinks, around drains, furniture, under shelf paper, on ledges and wherever roaches develop paths.

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  8. Captain Jacks Deadbug Brew Flower and Vegetable Garden Dust- 4 lb

    Starting at: $7.50

    Captain Jacks Deadbug Brew Flower and Vegetable Garden Dust - 1.5 lbs and 4 lbs

    This ready to use garden dust has the same active ingredient, Spinosad as the popular Captain Jack's Deadbug Brew Concentrate.

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  9. Drione Dust 1 lb + Bellow Duster
    $59.39

    Drione Dust is a dessicant dust, non staining and odorless. Works For : 6 months(undisturbed).

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  10. Essentria D Dust

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    Essentria D Dust Insecticide contains natural essential plant oils and is exempt from EPA registration. This dust is ideal in organic programs and sensitive locations. Not only is Essentria D Dust Insecticide safe, but it is effective against such insects as ants, cockroaches, spiders, and other indoor pests.

    Essentria D dust provides quick control and residual control.

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