Do you enjoy the time spent in nature, hiking, or having a picnic, or just reading in your garden?
All of us do, but it is definitely not enjoyable to find a tick burrowed in your skin.
People who spend a lot of time outdoors should know how to keep ticks away, as they are pesky and harmful, and might even carry deadly illness.
The following trick is a real treasure:
Get a few of your preferred essential oil and a lint roller with adhesive layers. Roll the lint on the clothing from time to time when outdoors, and you might be surprised after some time!
The essential oil reduces the risk of ticks hopping onto you while you are outside, as it deters them, in addition to black flies and mosquitos. This is a much healthier option than the commercial repellents which are filled with chemicals.
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You can use it alone or mix it with citronella oil to develop an all-purpose bug repellent. The Journal of Medical Entomology released a study which revealed that eucalyptus extract reduces tick bites and soothes infections.
The lemon essential oil is high in limonene, a substance which repels fleas and other bugs. Just dilute it and spray onto your skin and clothing.
Bugs hate the sweet smell of lavender so it can help you deter flies, mosquitoes, and other pests.
It is made from the tropical lemongrass plant Cymbopogon citrates, and its citrus aroma repels fleas and ticks. You can spray it directly on the skin.
This member of the mint family is toxic to bugs and is a powerful natural bug spray!
The following video will explain how to use tea tree, lemongrass, and citronella essential oils as natural insect repellent:
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