Did you know that the bugs are brought in your home as fleas and ticks by the fur of your household pets?
Surely, you have tried numerous commercial repellents, but the worst part is that they are full of chemicals which can be very harmful to your pets as it can cause seizures, skin irritation, and in some cases even death.
The second main cause of dog death and poisoning are definitely flea repellent products.
So, in order to avoid this, we present you a natural remedy which does not cause any side effects and are extremely effective.
Flea Be Gone Powder
- Neem Powder
- Yarrow Powder
- Eucalyptus Essential Oil
- Diatomaceous Earth
Put all the ingredients in a container with a shaker top. In order to mix them, you need to shake them well. Before applying the mixture, make sure that the fur of your dog is dry. Also, it is very important to avoid contact with its snout and eyes.
If your pet has an infestation, you can apply this remedy on a daily basis.
Also, you can sprinkle powder in it bedding, and let it stand for some time. Then, to eliminate the remnants, use a vacuum.
Make sure to use this powder during the flea season, once in 30 days.
This is how the ingredients work:
Eucalyptus Essential Oil
When it comes to repelling fleas, the eucalyptus essential oil has amazing effects. Also, it can help in healing the areas of bites due to its powerful antiseptic properties.
The silica granules contained in it, are toxic to bugs but are not harmful to pets and humans. When they come in contact with fleas, they dehydrate them and puncture their skin.
The bitten part caused by fleas can be very harmful to your dog as it can cause infection. Yarrow powder has strong anti-inflammatory properties which can prevent that infection. Also, it has the ability to prevent irritation of the skin of your dog due to its soothing properties.
For centuries, neem powder has been used as a flea repellent. It contains azadirachtin which can prevent a resurgence of an infestation by disrupting the flea larvae.
Source: Time For Natural Health Care