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Life Hack Video: How to Make Your Own Tick Repellent

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As the weather warms and the last vestiges of winter melt away, millions of Americans are looking forward to enjoying spring outside. Yet it seems that every year we are warned about the presence of ticks—annoying and potentially dangerous pests that can be can be found in many parts of the United States. If you intend on spending some quality time outside, make sure you keep yourself and your loved ones protected. Blacklegged ticks can transmit lyme disease and other tickborne illnesses, so knowing how to perform daily tick checks or removing a live tick is vital to your continued good health.

As always, prevention is always the best medicine, and this video from RealtreeOutdoors shows how to make your own tick repellent.

Image screenshot of video by RealtreeOutdoors on YouTube

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  • jlarson41

    Worthless video; I would think they could have made sure that the critical ingredient could be identified. It’s TOO small to read even when using the full screen!

  • Steve Ridling

    Looks like maybe an ounce of “Tea Tree Oil” to four Ounces of water.