Fleas are a nuisance to humans as well as to pets, so it’s important to get rid of them as quickly and thoroughly as possible. You can use baking soda and orange essential oil to create a nontoxic flea killing compound, or add lemon juice and water to your pet’s shampoo to increase its effectiveness against fleas. Planting sage, basil, lemongrass and other herbs in your yard can help to keep fleas at bay. You can even apply lavender essential oil to a bandana to make an improvised flea collar.
- Many people think that fleas are pests that disturb only cats and dogs but this is not true because humans are not immune to their bites.
- Fleas are like bedbugs in that they have the ability to reproduce very quickly and make one’s home a very uncomfortable place.
- When one notices fleas on his pets, he or she should make sure that to take all necessary steps to get rid of them as quickly as possible.
“HealthyChild recommends making your own flea killer with 1/2 cup of baking soda and 1/2 teaspoon of essential orange oil. Combine the oil and baking soda into a jar. Shake well to combine and then sprinkle your pet and rub the powder mixture into its skin.”
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