Harness the natural power of red chili peppers to protect your plants from pests with this homemade insecticide recipe. By combining chili, garlic, and potassium soap, you can create a potent mixture that effectively eliminates pests like whiteflies and red spiders from your garden. Follow these simple steps to make your own chili insecticide:


  • 250 grams of fresh red chilies
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 tablespoon of potassium soap


  1. Peel the garlic cloves and cut the red chilies into small pieces.
  2. Blend the garlic, chili pieces, and water together until you have a smooth mixture.
  3. Allow the mixture to rest for about an hour.
  4. Strain the mixture using a fine mesh or cloth to remove any solid particles.
  5. Mix in the potassium soap with the liquid extract.
  6. Dilute the insecticide by adding an equal amount of water to the mixture. For example, if you have one cup of insecticide, add one cup of water.
  7. Transfer the diluted insecticide into a spray bottle for easy application.


  • Spray the diluted insecticide onto your plants in the morning or late afternoon.
  • Ensure thorough coverage of both the upper and lower surfaces of the leaves.
  • Repeat the application once a week or as needed until the pests are eliminated.

With this homemade chili insecticide, you can protect your plants from common pests while avoiding the use of harsh chemicals. Enjoy a pest-free garden and healthy, thriving plants with this natural and effective solution.