Ticks! How in the world do you get rid of these little pests without using every scary chemical known to man? With warning labels on tick collars that basically tell you to not touch it with your bare hands, how can you confidently let your children hang on the pets that are wearing them? I needed a solution that was safe and natural . . . but EFFECTIVE!
Since moving to the country, ticks have been inevitable every single year. Increasing our chicken population has greatly reduced the amount, but our cats and dog often are found running in the fields that surround our property. I’m certain that they are collecting these nasty bugs and bringing them back home!
As I was thinking through possible solutions I knew that essential oils were going to pull through for me yet again! This box filled with beautiful bottles houses our remedies for fever reducers, animal salves, ear aches, sore throats, headaches, pain, cleaning . . . and SO MUCH MORE!
TIck & flea repellant
Follow this basic recipe for fighting the little buggers. Cedarwood has actually been proven in many studies to kill ticks almost on the spot! You can use this same recipe to mix up a spray bottle that you can mist right on your pet’s fur OR to soak your pet’s collar in. It’s a quick and simple solution that I’m certain you will see results with!
- 10 drops Cedarwood
- 10 drops Rosemary
- 10 drops Geranium
- 5 drops Lemongrass
- 5 drops Eucalyptus
Here’s to a summer free of annoying ticks!! If you need any oils you can visit our doTERRA page to order and if you have any questions please reach out to us! We would love to help you eliminate chemicals from your own homes!