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Instead Of Reaching For The Vicks, Try This Non-Toxic, Home Made VapoRub

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3. Keep mosquitoes away.

We all know how annoying mosquitoes and other buzzing, biting bugs can be, but spray on bug repellents contain too many harmful chemicals. Luckily, VapoRub can be used on the exposed areas of your skin to keep mosquitoes away better than the commercial sprays. The formula has essential oils that create a fresh smell too intense for the bugs as well as some larger animals.

4. Pet problem solver.

If your pets are causing damage to all your rugs, and nice furniture, VapoRub is commonly recommended by vets to solve a variety of household pet problems.

A new puppy is often a constant struggle of getting them house broken, and VapoRub can make it a little easier. All you need to do is rub a small amount into the areas you want your pets to avoid, and they'll do their business elsewhere.

This will also effectively stop them from scratching up all your chairs and couches.

Homemade VapoRub recipe.

  • 20 drops of peppermint essential oil
  • 20 drops of camphor essential oil
  • 20 drops of eucalyptus essential oil
  • 2 tablespoons of beeswax pellets
  • 1/2 a cup of coconut oil.

Begin making the VapoRub by melting the beeswax pellets into your coconut oil. Next you will want to add all your essential oils, however, as a precautionary measure, use only half of the amount if you plan to use the solution on you pets, children, or babies. Thoroughly stir all the ingredients until they are properly mixed, and store it in small travel size jars, so you can bring a jar with you everywhere you go.

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