Your household pets tend to bring in bugs on their fur like ticks and fleas.
You may make use of commercial repellents but they may just make matters worse as they contain chemicals that have serious adverse side effects on your pets such as skin irritation, seizures and even in extreme cases – death.
It has been proven that flea repellent products are the second major cause of dog poisoning and death.
You don’t have to rely on commercial products anymore but you can now make use of natural remedies that are effective and don’t cause any side effects.
Flea Be Gone Powder
- Diatomaceous Earth
- Neem Powder
- Yarrow Powder
- Eucalyptus Essential Oil
- Get a container with a shaker top and incorporate all the ingredients in it.
- Shake them well to get a good blend of the ingredients.
- Make sure that your dog’s fur is dry before applying this remedy and avoid contact with its eyes and snout.
- You can apply this natural flea repellent remedy daily if your pet has an infestation.
- Also you can sprinkle powder in areas where your pet stays such as its bedding, allow it to sit for a while then use a vacuum to suck up the remnants.
- You can apply this flea solution powder once in 30 days especially during flea season.
This is how the ingredients work:
Eucalyptus Essential Oil
This essential oil is effective in repelling fleas and it also has strong antiseptic properties as well to aid the healing of the site of bites.
This comprises of a silica derived from fossilized aquatic lifeforms. The silica granules are harmless to humans and your pets but highly toxic to bugs. It acts by puncturing the skin of fleas as well as dehydrating them when they come in contact with it.
When fleas bite that portion of the bite can get infected causing more harm than good to your pet. This powder has very potent anti-inflamnatory properties that helps to prevent infection. The powder also has a soothing property to your dog’s skin to prevent irritation.
This has been a regular flea repellent solution for centuries. It comprises of azadirachtin that acts by disrupting the flea larvae thereby preventing a resurgence of an infestation.