Homemade flea spray is the way to go if you want to save money, and know exactly what you are applying to your beloved pet.
These 2 easy-to-follow recipes use safe and totally natural ingredients.
The best thing about homemade spray is that you can use it as often as you like, and never worry about chemicals or pesticides being licked off the fur later.
And you may already have the ingredients for natural remedies for flea control waiting in your cupboard or pantry right now!
Just like any product or method, there are folks who swear by homemade flea killers and those who report that it didn't work for them. When I tried it, I found a little of both to be true - it definitely was effective.
The fleas were much easier to remove in the bath and/or with a flea comb when the fur was drenched in these concoctions.
But, the homemade spray doesn't kill fleas on contact. It doesn't work like a pesticide. It is best used as a tool, along with other natural flea remedies to repel and get rid of fleas naturally.
As you probably know, getting rid of fleas naturally requires a proactive approach!
Homemade flea spray is a handy weapon in your natural arsenal, but it will be more effective when combined with other natural flea control methods. Make sure you follow these tips as well:
You may come across recommendations for homemade flea killers using herbs, roots, or oils. There is much to be said for these
methods, but they should only be used by pet owners who have a very good understanding of herbal therapy!
Since it is essential to use the right herb, in the right amount, for the right ailment, this is best left to experienced pet owners. Never try these methods unless you are well versed in the matter and have consulted with a veterinarian.
For much more on natural flea remedies, homemade flea killers, and more, visit our related pages on natural flea control.