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Mix 10-15 drops of your favorite essential oil with 1-2 ounces of mild organic soap and water. Pour into a spray bottle. It’s great for misting your dog’s legs (and your own) anytime that you go out where fleas would be likely to be found.

Make your own flea collar by taking an average collar or a bandana and adding some drops of any essential oil mixed with 2 tablespoons of almond oil (use dilute solutions when applying to cats as they can be very sensitive to essential oils) allow the collar to dry and then place it on your pet. You should re-dose the collar when you no longer note the scent.

 

Some great flea, ticks and mosquitoes repelling essential oil options include cinnamon, rosemary, wormwood, clove peppermint and cedar wood, eucalyptus, citronella, rose, geranium and lemongrass.