Sunday, June 7, 2009

How Do Natural Flea Products Work?

Are you thinking about using natural flea products and leaving the chemicals behind? If you are, you are one of many making this environmentally and effective choice. Consumer's are continually deciding more and more to take the non toxic and non chemical approach to treating fleas. With constant news about the sorry state of planet earth, consumers want to make the correct choice and use "green" products. Natural flea products are just that and they are able to help fight and repel fleas.

There are many natural products that repel fleas and lavender is one of them. To many of us lavender is associated with the sweet smelling flower that is so soothing. The smell of lavender is loved by humans but the scent of lavender is detested by fleas! You will find that many natural flea products contain lavender. Rosemary also repels fleas that also improves the health of your dogs coat and is therefore a common ingredient used in natural flea products.

As fleas are highly sensitive to smell eucalyptus is another ingredient used in natural flea products. Eucalyptus when used in the proper quantities is a scent that lasts a long time, is strong and is great at repelling fleas. Not only that eucalyptus also acts as a natural anti-inflammatory agent and is also good for treating skin infections when topically applied.

Neem oil is another ingredient used in natural flea products that fleas can't stand. Neem oil not only repels fleas it is great at killing mange mites. Neem oil is also used in natural flea products as it relieves and soothes dry itchy skin associated with flea bites, fights bacterial infections and has remarkable anti-viral, anti-septic and anti-fungal properties.

Hopefully this overview highlighting some of the ingredients used in natural flea products will encourage you to make the switch from those harsh chemicals to those that occur naturally. The benefits of lavender, rosemary, eucalyptus and neem oil are fantastic and are just a few of the ingredients used in natural flea products. As a responsible citizen of Mother Earth and a true animal lover treat your dog right with a healthy diet, regular grooming and bathing using natural flea products and regular visits to the vet. These steps will ensure a long and healthy life for your dog and our planet!

By: C K H Orzen

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