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Use One Fragrant Herb To Keep Fleas Out Of Your Home
Rosemary is an effective and natural flea repellent that can be grown in your backyard. The herb contains camphor, which is toxic to fleas, and
its fragrance deters them.
To make the flea repellent spray, bring 2 pints of water to a boil. Then add 2 cups of fresh rosemary and continue boiling for
another 30 minutes.
Once the water cools, strain the leaves and pour the liquid into a spray bottle. This solution is safe for pets and furniture and can be stored in the refrigerator.
Bathe your pets in rosemary water solution post-shampoo, thoroughly comb their fur, and air dry for flea prevention. Spritz them daily with the solution for continued protection.
Alternatively, you can create a rosemary powder by crushing the leaves into fine dust and sprinkling it onto your pet or around the threshold of your property to ward off fleas.