Coconut Oil, a natural way to repel ticks

coconut oil for insect repellent and tick repellent

Coconut oil has hundreds of uses among them is the use of coconut oil for insect repellent. It can be used as a  natural way to repel ticks as the scent of coconut oil irritates the senses of bugs and ticks making it more difficult for these nasty pests to locate their next victim. The … Read more

What Repels Ticks? Best 5 Tick Repellents

bug repellent, what repels ticks best

There are various measures of protection against tick bites. Depending on the type of active ingredient,  tick repellents are divided into two types.  One group is the real repellents, the other the contact poisons. What repels ticks does not necessarily kill them. Repellents work through their smell, which is somehow unpleasant for insects and thus … Read more

Tick Protection Clothing With Permethrin

tick repellent clothing

The Center for Diseases Control (CDC) warns that incidents of Lyme disease are up by as much as 10 times over the past years. This is because ticks have spread to more areas in the country due to warmer weather in recent years. If you spend a lot of time outdoors, tick protection clothing may … Read more

Top 7 Tick Plants That Repel Ticks

plants that repel ticks

Ticks appear in ever-increasing numbers in cities and in our gardens. They spread into our close surroundings through host animals such as mice, rats, hedgehogs, birds, and even our pets. Being carriers of dangerous diseases that also can infect humans, tick colonization in our yard and garden needs to be controlled. Fortunately, there are a … Read more

Is Permethrin The Best Tick Repellent?

Permethrin Tick Repellent

There are many tick repellents available. But finding the best tick repellent can be quite difficult, as there are many natural repellents as well as many chemically synthesized repellents. Permethrin is a synthetically manufactured drug derived from chrysanthemum flowers. Permethrin is highly toxic to insects and mites. “Mites” are a subclass of spiders (arachnids) that ticks belong … Read more