8 Ways to Prevent Tick-Borne Illnesses

…5. Apply Neem oil to your skin. This natural insecticide product from India repels over 200 insects, including ticks. Jan also found Neem soaps, shampoos, and rinses on the market. 6. Wear fabric softener sheets; attached to belts, stuff in pockets. No research, but people say it helps. 7. Plant flowers…

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How Dangerous is Your Bathroom?

…behind cosmetics, we are all urged to be wary that our own bathroom may be a minefield of toxins. Some of the compounds in things like our daily shampoos contain chemicals that have never been tested for safety in terms of human consumption. Others may contribute to physical dilemmas ranging from cancer…

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5 Easy, Natural Cures for the Health Hazards of Summer

…for ticks as soon as you come in. Adding a few drops of eucalyptus oil to your skin cream can help, since ticks hate the scent. Neem oil soaps and shampoos also serve as natural insecticides, repelling more than 200 insects including ticks. When outdoors in tick infested areas, you can also use scented…

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