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Anti-Tick Spray

posted Jun 21, 2017, 1:19 PM by Scout Camp Otter Lake QC SCVCHA
The following spray is supposed to keep ticks away/off of you and dogs. This is from Dr. Sean Murphy .

  • 1/3 cup distilled water,
  • 1 tablespoon of witch hazel or vodka
  • 4 drops of rose geranium essential oil
  • small spray bottle


  1. Add Witch Hazel/ Vodka first
  2. 4 drops Rose Geranium essential oil
  3. Distilled Water
  4. Cap

How to Use Murphy's Tick Spray:

  • For Adults spray on clothes and in common areas such as waist and behind knees
  • For Children spray on clothing
  • Re-apply when the smell becomes faint.
  • Keeps for 6 months

For Dogs:

  • apply one spray between the shoulder blades and one spray at the base of the tail, avoid the face.

NOT TO BE USED ON CATS - Rose Geranium essential oil reacts with cats.


  • Flammable
  • Not to be used near eyes or mouth, do not ingest.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Use only under adult supervision
  • Certain oils should be avoided during pregnancy
  • Not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.