Most of the people do not like snake in their home. They are the most deadly reptiles so it must be cleared there are some of the snake repellents can be made at home with basic house hold ingredients such as oils and cayenne pepper as well as moth balls and sulfur powder. The moth balls require strategic placement in areas where more snakes comes. While the other are simply sprayed on their skin.


For a short-term the snake repellent can be made from the combination of cinnamon oil and clove oil which is the allergy for the snakes, this can be mixed and sprayed directly on the snake. Snakes have high porous on the outer skins, by which they quickly adopt the pepper which is very harmful for them and produce poison instantly.

Powdered sulfur is the commonly used snake repellent; this remedies acts for long days and keeps the snakes away from the house. You can also simply place it in crackers around your home doors and windows where the snakes can enter, by the crackers smell and sounds they stay away. The moth balls also very dangerous and is poison for the snakes to take

Chemical Snake Repellents

  • Mothballs
  • Sulfur

Moth balls

Moth balls are the very dangerous chemical, they are used as the snake repellent, because they act very well in the snake the outer layer of the pores of the snakes are big and hence they smell the chemical which is very harmful.

If you have children or the small pets simply throwing the mouth ball is very harmful. If you find danger in simply putting the moth balls on the ground you can use of the alternative solution. You can also make holes in the sides of a coffee can or any other plastic can, then fill the can with the cinnamon capsules and moth balls and place the can anywhere you find more snakes and get rid of.

You must cover the top of the can and then be places wherever you want too. This smell is very effective and makes the snakes to get rid of. This is the very dangerous smell so you must keep the bottle closed. So that it does not harm your pet or other animals. These can be getting rid of more snakes by simply using this method, and is for larger use of progress. Since snakes find more problem in smelling moth balls it gets affected easily and is poisonous.

These moth balls contain a strong neurotoxin. Its effectiveness against snakes has not been scientifically proven. Woodward has conducted an experiment about the snake repellent moth balls to prove this. They placed the snake in a closed box, poured the repellent before it and placed some bait there. Almost all the time the reptile ignored the moth ball barrier and hence it is more harmful.


Pure sulfur is rarely used against snakes. They act as the good snake repellent. Most often the sulphur is mixed with naphthalene. The only thing we can say about this mixture is that it stinks and that it is easily washed away by rain. But these are the 2 chemical reactions which is reacted harmfully.

You must first clean the yard and garden after clearing your places there are some more steps using sulphur to rid of snakes from your garden. But firstly you should wear a mask while working with the poisonous mixture and must be in a well-ventilated area.

Then add the combinations of naphthalene and sulphur then spray it all over your garden and yard then replace this mixture for every 30 days or clear it by watering. Wash hands thoroughly after mixing and applying. This can be replaced again after the heavy rain to get rid of the snake completely and hence is more harmful.


Snake repellents can be made chemically which is are more effective and are very harmful to use. This product is easily available in market. But firstly you must wear a mask to mix the mixture completely; it may also affect the human also. These can be sprayed around your garden and home to rid of snake and acts as the good repellent. This is sprayed once a while after a heavy rain.



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