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Deter Chigger Bites With Peppermint Oil



Author: Kim M A.
Date: 08-04-2004
Views: 6,635
Word Count: 164
Questions Received: 5
Testimonial ID: 258-OR

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Make sure you are totally oiled with Peppermint oil & extra virgin olive oil
before going into tall field grass outings. Make sure you have Melaleuca oil
on hand also, just in case any make it through the not covered in Peppermint oil areas. I had sandals on when I went into the field of grass, others with us had boots on & no Peppermint oil !
Just a little about Chiggers here:
http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/2000/2100.html
Another good article, I like the red chigger picture, LOL, mean critters:
http://www.conservation.state.mo.us/nathis/arthopo/chiggers/
I am living proof chigger bites DO NOT itch when you apply Melaleuca oil on them! And you are safe wearing sandals with Peppermint oil. Folks with boots & no Peppermint oil are in for a meetin' with chiggers! I got into the shower & washed off with a wash rag after going out in the field that day. And then put new Peppermint, Melaleuca & olive oil on, no Itching! I won and the chiggers lost!


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