Permethrin is a contact pesticide that kills black flies, ticks, and mosquitoes on contact but has no harmful side effects on humans if used properly. It is the active ingredient used in Buzz Off and Insect Shield clothing sold by Ex Officio and kills bugs when they land on your clothing by overloading their nervous system. You can buy Permethrin in liquid form and spray it on your own clothes to the same effect.
Several people asked me to repost the tick/flea repellent recipe...so here it is! It's summer! Time for camping, hiking and getting outside to play. Don't let those pesky annoying ticks stop you. Here's how with a simple homemade solution! Repellent for your pets: For pets, add 1 cup of water to a spray bottle, followed by 2 cups of distilled white vinegar. Ticks hate the smell and taste of vinegar, and will be easily be repelled by this ingredient alone. Then, add two spoonfuls of ...
Tick Repellent for Humans Recipe - 1 white vinegar (2 cups), water (1 cup) and Eucalyptus, peppermint or citrus oils (20 drops). Get a spray bottle and mix all these ingredients and then spray on clothing and skin. Recipe - 2 vegetable oil (2 tbsp.), aloe vera gel (1 tbsp.), rose geranium essential oil (20 drops) and lavender essential oil (20 drops).
Homemade Tick Repellents For Humans & Dogs... http://www.herbsandoilsworld.com/homemade-tick-repellents/ Keep blood sucking ticks away from your pets and your family with these homemade recipes. Click the link to see them.
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.