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Homemade Tick Repellant

Repellants for humans and pets!

Ingredients

Humans:

  • 2 c distilled white vinegar
  • 1 c water
  • 20 drops essential oil (eucalyptus, peppermint or citrus work well against ticks)

Pets:

  • 2 c distilled white vinegar
  • 1 c water
  • 2 spoonfuls vegetable or almond oil (another natural tick repellant)
  • 20 drops citrus oil or peppermint oil, or fresh squeezed lemon juice (these also deter fleas)

Instructions

Humans:

  1. Mix ingredients in spray bottle and spray onto clothing, skin and hair before going outdoors. Reapply every four hours.

Pets:

  1. Mix ingredients in spray bottle and spray onto dry coat, avoiding sensitive areas. Apply 2-3 times/day when outdoors, once/day if indoors.

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