Step 2 – Take some dental floss and make a loose knot. Lay the knot around the tick area and gently tighten the knot making sure it tightens right where the tick meets your body. Once it is in the right position, tighten it down.
This is one natural remedy that you need for tick bites to help prevent all tick borne diseases including Lyme and Rocky Mountain Spotted fever. Works for people and animals. I always take this with me when I go camping just in case.
How to Remove a Tick. Everyone seems to have their own trick for removing a tick. Contrary to popular belief, holding a match to the tick, suffocating it with petroleum jelly, or poisoning it with nail polish only makes it burrow in more.
Steps to removing a tick safely : Use a pointy tick removal tweezer Disinfect with rubbing alcohol Grab tick close to skin and use slow, steady motion to pull tick out Disinfect again Consider Tick Testing for infection
Tick removal... it sucks i have to even be aware of this.
Ingredients 1 tablespoon Vodka or Witch Hazel 40 drops Rose Geranium Essential Oil (I've been using THIS one) ⅓ cup distilled water Homemade Tick Spray - a natural tick repellent that has kept me and my dog tick free for the past 3 years!