Flea Repellant Aromatherapy for Dogs
Clinical Herbalist Reviewed on May 21, 2012 by Paulina Nelega, RH
Posted in Dogs
To make a flea-repellent oil follow these directions. Do not use this on cats!
- 20 ml of extra virgin olive oil
- 7-8 drops of Peppermint
- 1-2 drops of Citronella
- 3-4 drops of Lemon
- 3-4 drops of Clary Sage
- Mix the ingredients together
- Add a few drops to a collar, bandana, or rub it on the dog
This recipe should repel fleas but not kill them. Once again, this is only for dogs, not cats.
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Janice Huntingford, DVM, has been in veterinary practice for over 30 years and has founded two veterinary clinics since receiving her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph. She has studied extensively in both conventional and holistic modalities. Ask Dr. Jan