These aren’t "Ostara" specific, but Spring is nearing, and out furkids will soon be venturing out for longer periods of the day, and bringing back "friends"… Here I offering some ideas to cut down on unwanted visitors…
Fleas – here are several natural remedies:
- bay leaf
- clove buds.
Dry mix the dried herbs, and crush the botanicals well. Fill a muslin bag with the herbs and put in the pet’s bed or if your pet has a cedar filled pillow, just add the botanicals to the cedar chip mixture.
- essential oil of eucalyptus
- essential oil of citronella
- essential oil of sage
Dip a heavy string into a combination of the essential oils, let dry, then securely wind the string around your pet’s collar.
- 2 cups, packed fresh rosemary
- 2 cups, packed fresh peppermint
- 1 quart boiling water
- 4 quarts warm water
Pour the just boiled water over the fresh herbs and let steep, covered, for 30 minutes. Strain and add the liquid to 4 quarts of warm water, saturate the animal and let it air dry.
- witch hazel
Prepare an infusion using one tea bag of each herb, and when it’s cold, mix with witch hazel. Spray on pets
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