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Fourth Of July Camping Without Chiggers & Spiders


Author: Linda L.
Skill: Massage Therapist
Date: 07-18-2006
Views: 5,046
Word Count: 157
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 1595-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes

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And you thought it was just a song.... but my kids won't go camping without it.

The kids were going camping over the Fourth of July weekend with family and friends. Bib, my youngest, wanted something to make her sleeping bag user friendly all weekend.

So I blended witch hazel with whatever leftover dabs I had in my essential oil bottles of Parsley, Rosemary, Sage, and Thyme. Then I poured this mixture to several small spray bottles. Each child got a bottle to apply to their shorts, shirts, sleeping bags, towels, and the interior of their tent.

The result was a very hot but fun holiday with no chiggers, no spiders in the tents, and fewer mosquitoes over all. The sleeping bags even smelled better upon return than when they left.

Bib plans to use the spray in her gym locker upon returning to school. The simplest things appear to work best.

Happy trails to the rest of you oilers.


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