Do you know that coconut oil has several benefits besides being a great beauty booster? You can also use Coconut oil as Tick and fleas repellent… now you might be thinking that how to apply coconut oil on cat skin or dog skin for all that knowledge, spare us time and read this article till the end.
If you have pets… it is not a chance that you don’t know the creepy feeling of having fleas with your pet. When the weather is charming, and the summer breeze is blowing, we love to take our kids and pets outside the home. But from there starts the fear of fleas.
It’s not a chance that you have a pet and never interacted with some fleas. The easiest way to get rid of them is carry out mission extermination. You have to be quick in rescuing your cat or dog or any other furry pet you have from these bloodthirsty pests. Otherwise fleas are going to multiply damn quickly and it will be such a huge mess that you might can’t take it afterwards.
No matter to which part of the world you belong, Fleas are a big trouble if not handled in time. They can further cause transmission of some creepy zoonotic problems. And most common of them is tapeworms, and it will cost you no less than a leg and an arm. The vet bills and your stress levels both are going to be much higher.
No doubt the market is full of numerous commercial products and pesticides which are really hard on fleas and give them as quick as possible. But wait a minute you can never be sure that these chemicals are only going to harm those unwanted predators, or they can harm them as well. Or even there are many such commercially produced pesticides that are not at all effective and just a waste of money.
So let’s come to the safest yet cheapest solution to kill ticks and fleas and exterminate them from your pets beautiful fur!
Does Coconut oil Kills Ticks
You might be well aware of the potential properties of coconut oil to benefit human skin and hair. But here I am going to discuss with you a new dimension that coconut oil is equally good for your cats and dogs or any other pet with fur. Coconut oil is a great source of repelling fleas and ticks from your pet’s body. Unlike you and me, fleas don’t like it much.
If you have gone through the ingredient list of your dog or cat hair shampoo. You might have checked those shampoos which have high concentrations of coconut oil. They proved to be a good hack to keep your pets hair free of ticks, fleas, lice and mites. if you haven’t noticed it yet don’t worry its a scientifically proven fact.
Coconut Oil Pest Repelling Qualities
Coconut oil is really a small wonder, this plant extract is not only capable of repelling the pests. But if you have any unwanted encounters they can also help you in repairing your skin. The fatty acid component present in coconut oil makes it an ideal deal to repel ticks and fleas.
Coconut Oil For Flea Bites On Humans
Coconut is also very effective as it soothes the skin, slows down skin irritation, itching and promotes healing and repairing of human skin. With its Anti- Inflammatory qualities coconut oil is highly capable of providing quick relief and speedy healing.
Note: coconut oil is highly effective in repairing and soothing your pets skin as well after an infestation or bite.
How To Make Coconut Oil Spray For dogs? Let’s check the recipe:
The recipe is very simple and easy; you don’t need anything else than two to three tablespoon of melted coconut oil. I said melted, not heated and 250 ml of distilled water. For some better results. You can even add Vitamin E in this solution to get better results and more soft and shiny fur for your dog.
After adding all these ingredients in a spray bottle just shake it well and apply it all over your pet’s body. Pat him well, and let that spery absorb well and it will be a great barrier against fleas and your dog or cat. And this spray is one of the best ways to apply coconut oil to your cats or dogs skin.
Note: I don’t recommend applying apple cider vinegar and coconut oil for fleas on animal fur. As the acidic qualities of apple cider vinegar might damage the shine and fine texture of your pet’s Fur.
As the weather is changing all the pet owners should be well aware of the risk and hazard of having fleas with their pets. These pesky pests can really be tornamenting for you and your pets. So taking proper care and maintaining good hygienic condition of your dog or cat or any other pet can be a good precaution. Moreover adding a natural repellent can also be super effective.
Hope you have a healthy pet, as they are no less than your kids or best friends.