The second best essential oil for repelling ticks is American Pennyroyal (also called tickweed). INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons vegetable or nut oil (almond oil contains sulfur, a repellent in its own right) 10 to 25 drops Rose Geranium essential oil Combine the ingredients in a glass jar; shake to blend. Make: 2 tablespoons with a shelf life of about six months. Dab a few drops on your skin or clothing, making sure to avoid eyes. Caution: Skip the Pennyroyal if there is anyone pregnant…
Did you know that rose geranium oil prevents ticks from detecting your presence? Learn about tick prevention and how to make a natural tick repellent with rose geranium oil! Here are a few recipes: http://www.optiderma.com/articles/rose-geranium-oil-tick-repellent/
This is one natural remedy that you need for a tick bite to help prevent all tick borne diseases including Lyme and Rocky Mountain Spotted fever. Works for people and animals. I always take this with me when I go camping just in case.
DIY - NATURAL ROSE, LAVENDER N OATMEAL BATH BOMBS ( CLICK THROUGH FOR TUTORIAL ) >> YOU WILL NEED : 1/2 CUP (110G) CITRIC ACID , 1 CUP (290G) BAKING SODA (UK - BICARBONATE OF SODA) , 1/4 CUP (25G) QUICK OATS , 1/4 TSP LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL , 1/8 TSP ROSE GERANIUM ESSENTIAL OIL , FLOWER PETALS (LAVENDER BUDS AND ROSE PETALS) , WITCH HAZEL (IN A SPRAY BOTTLE) , BATH BOMB MOULD
Spray this natural mixture on your clothes, shoes, or skin to keep ticks away! The scent repels the ticks. It's been working great for me so far, haven't seen one tick yet and I live in New England where Lyme disease is very common.