Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Spring is here, and in Iowa, that means....TICKS. UGH! Ticks!!

If you are fighting ticks, we'd like to recommend a wonderful, all-natural insect repellant - ROSE GERANIUM!  Rose Geranium essential oil smells great, AND helps repel ticks! We have a rose geranium soap available, it's one of our Biscuit's Boutique Bars.

You can also add a few drops of rose geranium essential oil to a small bottle of distilled water, and spray that on - this is a fantastic solution, because it's gentle, mild, smells good, and you can spray it EVERYWHERE - on your clothes, hair, kids, dogs, you name it. A friend of ours even used it to repel ticks from her pigs  - no joke!


Becky Jo said...

I am going to have to get some of that! Living out in the sticks, I can't walk through the yard without getting a tick on me... same with our dogs! :)

Lynne said...

Does it work on chiggers??
Does anything repel chiggers???

Mama Podkayne said...

The list of things I use it on to repel the dreaded little boodsuckers..... I use it in my laundry, as a bed linen spray, directly spray our heads and hair, the pigs and the pig shed ceiling, as an additional spray to clothing and hats when working in the timber, hair rinse.....I also spray our curtains because I have found some clinging there. No joke.