Newly purchased small and medium-sized bamboo utensils, such as baskets, summer mats, and other products, should preferably be re-steamed with high-temperature sealed steam. Steaming for 2-3 hours can completely kill the insects and microorganisms hidden in the bamboo utensils.
Newly bought bamboo products, such as bamboo recliners, bamboo mats, etc., are boiled with 3% saltwater and poured. It can also be soaked in water in a bathtub. Add 3% salt or alkali, bleaching powder, and lime to the water, and soak for 2 to 3 days to prevent moths.
If old bamboo products are found to be eaten by insects, they can be boiled with pipette water or tobacco leaves and poured into the insect-eaten place; or sprinkle a layer of quicklime powder on the entire surface of the bamboo, and then scald it with boiling water after a few days; Put a little chili powder on the moth-eaten place, and then scald it with boiling water to inject the chili powder into the moth-eaten hole to kill the insects. In addition, the effect of plugging cavities with cooling oil is also good.