Medina Orange Oil is a natural and biodegradable product made from the oils extracted from orange peels during a cold press process that preserves the natural strucuture of the oil. Orange Oil has been found to be a key component of various gardening and household applications. Orange Oil has been found to naturally deter some insect pests such as fire ants. Medina Orange Oil is 98% cold pressed orange peel and 2% emulsifier.
|Active Ingredient:||Cold pressed orange peel extract, emulsifier|
|For use in:||Foliar solutions, soil drenches, and cleaning solutions|
|Application:||Foliar Solution: mix 2 oz. per gallon of water |
Soil Drench: mix 4 oz. per gallon of water
Cleaning Solution: mix 2 oz. per gallon of water
|Pet safe:||Yes, when used as directed on label|
|Manufactured By:||Medina Agriculture Products (UPC: 046753080326)|
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16 of 16 people found this review helpful:
Medina Orange Oil
August 27, 2013
Used as fire ant killer in Mother Earth News recipe. Worked great. Ants were dead in just a few hours and no new hills developed nearby.
13 of 13 people found this review helpful:
June 9, 2013
I've been using this product from Medina Agricultural Products for several years, and I have been using orange oil to kill fleas and their eggs for over 25 years. This is a great product. My animals haven't had fleas since I first started using it 25 years ago. I add water and orange oil in a spray bottle and spray my carpets before I vacuum. I probably wouldn't use it on something white but other than that it doesn't seem to discolor anything. I also use iron oil based spills to clean up in my husbands shop. It works wonders.
10 of 10 people found this review helpful:
Great success on fire ants
By Deborah in Naples, Florida on October 11, 2014
I purchased Medina Orange Oil to control fire ants in my new vegetable garden spot to avoid using nasty chemicals. Mixed at 1 1/2 oz. to a gallon of water and a few drops of dish detergent and poured into the nest, I have seen better results so far than Amdro used in other parts of the yard. After 10 days, I have seen no more fire ant activity in my new garden. YEAH!!!
3 of 9 people found this review helpful:
It is what it is
By John in Portage on June 21, 2014
Smells like orange oil, Looks like orange oil, Must be orange oil.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful:
By Rudy in Sylmar, CA on October 16, 2015
Not only does its bouquet smell like fresh oranges, it does a great job on ants and termites. Used it around the house where ants were invading, stopped them cold! Can't say enough about this product, no nasty chemicals, just good, cold pressed orange rinds resulting in a great cleaner, and insect controller. I will buy more, for sure...
1 of 1 people found this review helpful:
Don't want to be without it!
By A. in Florida on October 4, 2015
I bought this oil because I read that orange oil kills fire ants and my property was overrun with them. Because they get in the garden I am especially mindful of what I use. I found a great recipe using 3 oz. of blue Dawn and 1.5 oz. Medina orange oil to 1 gal. water. I live right next to a cow pasture so fire ants will be a constant battle. And yes, now that we're getting lots of rain and cooler temps I've put some parasitic nematodes down to help control them as well, but this stuff is great. I also like to use a small amount in home made cleaning solutions because of the wonderful smell as well as its cleaning power boost.
By Lulu in Sugar Land, Tx on October 27, 2015
Like this product, use it, feel it is effective for ants, will have to buy again.
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By Constantin in new port richey, florida on November 9, 2015
Excellent product, best pricing, superb shipping!
Orange oil is great for fire ants
By Michele in Lakeland, FL on January 23, 2016
I would have given this product five stars for it's effectiveness! Mixed with some Dawn dish soap and water it efficiently eradicated the ants in my vegetables without damaging the plants or fruits, and without adding any nasty chemicals to the soil. I held back one star because I feel the price is too high for a product made from citrus "scrap." I think, if the price was more reasonable many more folks would use this product for safe fire ant control - an important thing for those of us in Florida!
Ant Mound Killer
By Jack in Lithia, FL on February 4, 2016
I try to stay chemical free in my yard because of free range chickens and a shallow well to water cows. Orange oil has helped me do that. In a one gallon pump up sprayer I add 4 oz. of dawn dish detergent and 4 oz. of orange oil to a gallon of water. I make the ants mad/bring them to the surface and spray them with the solution. Some mounds have to be treated twice. It seems to depend on the size of the mound. I have started to enjoy my spraying sessions and feel I am starting to win back my yard. My house is surrounded by cow pastures on all four sides so it will always be a battle.
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March 19, 2014Glenn from Pearl City, Hawaii asked:
QWhat is the shelf life of Medina Orange Oil?
AIf stored in a cool dry area, the shelf life of Orange Oil is 3 years.
September 9, 2013Bryan from Indianapolis, Indiana asked:
QCan Crange Oil be used as a general insecticide and is an application done the same way? How long does it kill?
AOrange Oil is only labeled to be used in a foliar solutions, soil drenches, and cleaning solutions. It is only going to deter some insect pests such as fire ants and will only kill those insects that are sprayed directly during application.
February 11, 2014Renee from Honolulu, Hawaii asked:
QWill product stop cats from pooping in the yard? Is it safe around children?
I work at a child care center and need a product or something that will keep cats from pooping on the artificial grass and safe around children.
AOrange Oil is safe for children and pets as long as they are kept out of the treated area and dries completely before allowing re-entry. Orange Oil is known to repel certain insects like Fire Ants, however, the manufacture does not make claims that it will repel domesticated animals such as cats. Please see our Cat & Dog Repellant page for products that are safe and effective at repelling nuisance cats.
March 12, 2015Kelly from La Mesa asked:
QWill this product work to help get rid of bed bugs?
ANo, Orange Oil is not a pesticide. It is used as foliar solutions, soil drenches, and cleaning solutions. It is only going to deter some insect pests such as fire ants and will only kill those insects that are sprayed directly during application.
June 29, 2013Mark from Medford, Or asked:
QWill this kill the borers that are killing my trees?
The tree guy says to use Seven, but I'd like something organic to kill them.
AThe Orange Oil will not likely work for the boring beetles in your trees as it will not translocate through the tree. What type of trees do you have and what type of boring beetle are you dealing with?
July 26, 2013David from Colleyville, Tx asked:
QWhat is proper mixture of Orange Oil for spraying carpet to get rid of fleas?
AOrange Oil is not labeled to be applied on carpets for fleas so we are not able to advise of the mixture rate for this use.
For indoors, we would highly recommend our Indoor Flea Kit. It is our most popular product for indoor flea control and is usually the final treatment that people end up using that works when they have tried everything else. Here is a link for you to read further: Indoor Flea Control
For indoors, we would highly recommend our Indoor Flea Kit. It is our most popular product for indoor flea control and is usually the final treatment that people end up using that works when they have tried everything else.
Here is a link for you to read further: Indoor Flea Control
March 19, 2014Glenn from Pearl City, Hawaii asked:
QIs the ingredients in Medina Orange Oil similar to the brand name product XT-2000 Orange Oil?
AWhile most Orange Oil products are exactly that, oil extracted from orange peels, we cannot tell you for sure if its the same as the brand you mentioned as we do not carry the XT 2000.
August 18, 2015Beckie from La Grange, Texas asked:
QCan Orange Oil be sprayed directly on animals (Cats & Dogs) to kill fleas? If so, what is the recommended dilution?
August 18, 2015Beckie from La Grange, Tx asked:
QCan Orange Oil be used to kill web worms?
A Orange Oil is used mostly to deter insects. However, it may suffocate worms that come in contact with it after fresh application.
Orange Oil is used mostly to deter insects. However, it may suffocate worms that come in contact with it after fresh application.
April 27, 2015Bun from Tucson, Az asked:
QCan orange oil be substituted for an MSO?
I noticed that Orange Oil is in the surfactants category and I'm looking for an MSO to improve penetration of my herbicides. I also noticed orange oil seems a natural alternative to the more heavily manufactured synthetic MSO's, would it be reasonable to try and substitute it?
ADiluted solutions of the Orange Oil can be used as a natural adjuvant to assist other sprays and soil applications. For other non label uses we recommend you contact the manufacturer, Medina Agricultural Products at 830-426-011.
August 9, 2015Larry from Hartford, Ct asked:
QCan Orange Oil be used to kill termites?
A Orange Oil is not recommended to treat termites. Orange oil is said to have repellant tenancies, but will not be a good choice to eradicate termites. Please visit our Termite control page. Please identify what type of termite you are treating for and then you will be able to better proceed in eradication of the termites.
Orange Oil is not recommended to treat termites. Orange oil is said to have repellant tenancies, but will not be a good choice to eradicate termites. Please visit our Termite control page. Please identify what type of termite you are treating for and then you will be able to better proceed in eradication of the termites.