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Not One Tick Landed On Me While In The Forest


Author: Judith P.
Date: 05-24-2011
Views: 12,009
Word Count: 245
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 5908-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 2

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I have been a distributor for Young Living for 5 years now, but not that I wanted to earn money for a career, but assist with my own health. I continue to be blessed with essential oil miracles, but want to share my tick solution for you because they are the reason I never go into the woods.
I had heard that Palo Santo is a great oil for repelling bugs and ticks so I put it to the test. The other day I was working on a job out in the woods all day. Everyone of the crew had used commercial tick spray; apparently also did research to find out what repellent works best.

I was so excited to try the Palo Santo, so I put a few drops of the oil into a 3 inch amber spray bottle and filled the rest up with water. I sprayed the oil solution all over myself including shoes, pants, shirt, hair and face.

At the end of the day, the crew people where frantically looking for ticks on themselves because several people had found deer ticks on their clothes. I am so impressed with this oil!!! Not one bug or tick landed on me!! YAY! I feel confident that I can go into the woods anytime without the fear of ticks. Thank you to the company for creating this oil. I am truly inspired every single day.

I hope you enjoy this oil as much as I do.


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Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: bites, chiggers, gnats, hornets, insects, mosquitoes, outdoors, pest, pesticide, wasps.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: tick,insect-deterrent,insect-bite,insects — "Thujaplicin, a minor component of Aomori Hiba [Hinoki], showed rather strong antifungal activity against seven kinds of plant-pathogenic fungi.... Thujaplicin and hinokitiol (the major component of Aomori Hiba [Hinoki]) also showed clear antibacterial activity against Legionella pneumophila SG 1 and L. pneumophila SG 3 [Legionnaires disease, pneumonia].... This compound showed strong insecticidal activity against Reticulitermes speratus [termites], and it also had clear acaricidal [ticks, mites] activity against Dermatophagoides farinae [house dust mites].... [T]he strong cytotoxic effect of Thujaplicin on murine P388 lymphocytic leukemia cell line [CLL, chronic lymphocytic leukemia] should be emphasized...."Link
2.Associated topics: insect-bite — "Topical 5% tea tree oil is an effective treatment for mild to moderate acne vulgaris.... Tea tree oil has broad-spectrum antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory activity in vitro. These properties have formed the basis of its use in the treatment of a range of superficial dermatoses such as cuts, insect bites, boils, and dermatophytosis [ringworm]."Link

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