Most people think of fleas as a pest that bothers dogs and cats. And while it’s true, a flea’s bite will cause painful, itchy irritation in dogs and cats, people are not immune to flea bites. Fleas (like bedbugs) can reproduce pretty quickly, making your house quite uncomfortable.
Getting rid of fleas as quickly as possible will ensure they don’t spread from your pet (or yard) to people. If you’re itching to give fleas the boot (or keep them away) without relying on chemical solutions, check these four natural remedies:
1. Make your own non-toxic flea killer
HealthyChild recommends making your own flea killer with 1/2 cup of baking soda and 1/2 teaspoon of essential orange oil. Combine the oil and baking soda into a jar. Shake well to combine and then sprinkle your pet and rub the powder mixture into their skin.
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