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    Ticks can be harmful creatures, as they inhabit our homes and lawns, feed off blood and can in some cases cause disease or other infection. While there are several retail products that repel ticks, these items can be expensive, and many times are priced too high for our budgets. Instead, consider ma...

    A natural tick deterrent for human use, to try this year: 1 part tea tree oil to 2 parts water in a spray bottle

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    • dinofjoy

      Making Tea Tree Oil Insect Repellent for the Skin To make this simple solution, all you'll need is a large misting spray bottle, 2 oz of organic tea tree oil, and some water. Pour the 2 ounces of organic tea tree oil into the spray bottle and fill the rest with water. Mist the solution onto the skin and rub in. Reapply as needed.

    • Rebecca Phillips

      Natural tick deterrent for human usage - 1 part tea tree oil to 2 parts water in a spray bottle. Spray it on shoes, socks or pant cuffs. /carolann1956/sugar-and-spice-and-everything-nice/ BACK #Medicine/remedies

    • Ericka Klopp

      Natural tick deterrent for human usage - 1 part tea tree oil to 2 parts water in a spray bottle. Spray it on shoes, socks or pant cuffs. This is good to know! #tick #bug #repellant

    • Amy Henson

      Ah-Ha Natural Tick deterrent for human use: 1 part tea tree oil to 2 parts water in a spray bottle and spray it on - particularly shoes, socks, or cuffs of pants. (I'm going to try this. We live in tick nirvana and #1 Son is allergic to bug spray.)

    • Alisha Nelson

      I need to remember this...bugs love me and I hate stinking of bug spray all summer! Natural tick deterrent for human usage - 1 part tea tree oil to 2 parts water in a spray bottle. Spray it on shoes, socks or pant cuffs. This is good to know!

    • Tope

      Natural tick deterrent for human usage - 1 part tea tree oil to 2 parts water in a spray bottle. Spray it on shoes, socks or pant cuffs. This is good to know! -- I'm going to have to try this. Store-bought bug repellant makes me feel nauseous.

    • Serena Chase

      ...but I'm always up for a home remedy! pinner says: Natural Tick deterrent for human use: 1 part tea tree oil to 2 parts water in a spray bottle and spray it on - particularly shoes, socks, or cuffs of pants -- keep in mind some pets react badly (allergic) to tea tree oil!

    • Cha

      Natural Bug Spray: 1 part Tea Tree Oil to 2 parts Water in a spray bottle and spray it on. (Particularly shoes, socks, or cuffs of pants)

    • Virginia

      Natural tick deterrent for human usage - 1 part tea tree oil to 2 parts water in a spray bottle. Spray it on shoes, socks or pant cuffs. This is good to know for walks in the pasture without dowsing Chrissy with whatever bug spray I can find..

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