Earlier today I sent you an email about one of your insect repellent recipes. Cloves were to be boiled which will release clove oi
l. I have read that clove oil is cancer causing. Folks probably will not wash their vegetables enough to remove the oil. Could yo u check this out and take cloves out as a selection in the recipe? The cloves are in the section titled "Eco-Friendly Insect Spray: Using..." The recipe was for "Organic Bug Spray For Plants." Thank you for taking my concern seriously and for your marvelous your website which is most informative. MaryLois
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
We have not found any research that would conclude using clove oil as an insecticide causing any health concerns.