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Natural Tick Spray

 

NATURAL INSECT/TICK REPELLENT SPRAY

Formulated By: Teri Roche, Canine Nutrition

Background: This safe, non-toxic solution is quite effective against ticks, fleas, flies, and mosquitoes.

Formula: Mix the following together:

1 cup distilled water

1 heaping teaspoon dried organic catnip

7 drops organic olive oil

Add one heaping teaspoon of catnip to one cup of distilled water.  Bring to a boil then remove from heat.

Steep catnip in hot water and let cool.

Once cool you may strain out loose herb material with a coffee filter.

Add 7 drops organic olive oil to room temp infusion.

Add a few drops of Rose Geranium this smells wonderful and ticks hate it.

Mix well and store in glass bottle.  After you mix and prepare the formula, ensure that you label all ingredients and record the date.

Suggested Use: Liberally spray your dog or cat taking care to avoid exposure to the eyes.  You can apply daily.  This is also very effective for humans.  Spray on clothes and body before going out for a walk.