Homemade Dog Treats – Flea And Tick Repellent For Dogs

To protect dogs from ticks, it’s best to treat the pets preventively against ticks. This is all the more important during tick season when the little parasites are particularly active. There is a whole range of highly effective synthetic chemical anti-tick products that are approved for dogs. These are conveniently available as spot-on applications (drops … Read more

Beneficial Garden Insects For Organic Gardening

beneficial insects

Insects that feed on desirable plants or transmit diseases are often considered pests. But insects are not really pests, they all play their part in the natural balance. Insects also occupy a lot of niches in our gardens and fulfill a great many essential tasks. They pollinate fruits, flowers, and vegetables, while others prey on insects … Read more

Neem Oil – Natural Tick Repellent

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In nature, plants serve as the basis of the food chain. Since plants cannot run away, they have developed other mechanisms to protect themselves from predators. They naturally produce substances that have a deterrent or toxic effect on predators. The seeds of the neem tree (Azadirachta indica) provide an oil, which has been used as … Read more

What is Black Seed Oil – Nigella Sativa

nigella sativa

Mosquitoes and ectoparasites, such as ticks, fleas, lice, mites transmit a variety of diseases. Conventional medicine recommends synthetic pesticides and repellents as a means of protection. Many of the synthetic products are highly effective anti-parasitics, but they often contain neurotoxins. Side effects are very rare and often less dangerous than “damage” caused by the diseases … Read more

Does Diatomaceous Earth Kill Ticks?

diatomaceous earth

Environmentally friendly methods of ecological pest control are becoming increasingly popular. Fleas, mites, bed bugs, lice, and ticks pose a health threat and need to be controlled. Diatomaceous earth is an effective alternative to chemical agents and can be used as a natural pest control method, for a more sustainable and healthier lifestyle without chemicals … Read more