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6 Ways to Deal With Summer Pests

Updated: Aug 1, 2022

Young Living Essential Oils have outstanding antiseptic and oil-soluble properties and are ideal for most insect bites. Essential oils can be topically applied for stings, infection and rashes. Essential oils can greatly reduced conditions with continued use until you are satisfied with the results. Apply as soon as possible to stings, bites, parasites!

1. Sting and Bite #1

  • 2 drops of Thyme

  • 10 drops of Lavender

  • 4 drops of Eucalyptus

  • 3 drops of Chamomile

Apply neat or mix with V6 carrier oil for sensitive skin.

2. Insect Bites #2

  • 20 drops of Palo Santo

  • 20 drops of Idaho Tansy

  • 10 drops of Eucalyptus Blue

Can dilute with V6 for little children. Can also be used on a cold compress. Mix ingredients in a small spray bottle and spray

3. Black Spider Bites

Get to emergency care immediately. Apply Lavender every two minutes until the person reaches the hospital.

4. Ticks

  1. Apple NEAT on location. One drop of Oregano or Thyme on tick to loosen from skin. Apply a drop or two of the anti-bacterial blend on site directly on the wound. Let that work in.

  2. Consider applying Peppermint oil every five minutes if there is discomfort or infection for about 50 minutes. Very important to be continuous in application in the beginning in case there is Lyme disease or any other possible complications.

  3. If there are fevers or expanding redness, consult your health practitioner.

5. Skin Soothing Blend #1

  • 35 drops Melaleuca

  • 20 drops Citronella

  • 20 drops of Lemongrass

  • 30 drops of Lavindin - option Lavender

  • 10 drops of Rosemary

This formula can be added to your diffuser, or apply to the skin. For children or sensitive people, a carrier oil can be added to formula. Do not use carrier oil in a Diffuser. Can be used to clean wounds, all kinds of insect bites, ringworm. Keep away from the eyes.

6. Skin Soothing Blend #2

  • 30 drops of Rosemary

  • 25 drops Lemongrass

  • 10 drops of Thyme

  • 3 drops of Cinnamon Bark

This formula or a variation is a very old formula used for many purposes including pandemics. It is a strong formula. Together the oils amplify their strength to make it especially effective for bacterial infections, virus and fungal conditions. This blend is a powerful purifier.

Helpful Single Oils For Bites:

Lavender, Citronella, Melaleuca (Tea Tree), Eucalyptus, Peppermint, Rosemary, Copaiba, Dorado Azul,Idaho Tansy, Palo Santo

Blends for Bites:

Thieves, Purification, PainAway, Melrose, Palo Santo

Moth Repellent:

Patchouli, Palo Santo, Peppermint, Citronella


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