Botanical Pesticides are used to combat bacteria and viruses, as well as other germs and organisms. Disinfectants are used to keep germs and organisms like bacteria and viruses at bay. They are used to destroy or prevent undesired plants, generally known as weeds, from growing. They are very safe to use. Botanical Pesticides can aid in the control of pests in our environment, such as invading plant species that threaten native habitats. They can also be harmful to the environment, especially if they are handled incorrectly.