It's a dilemma faced by many health-conscious people: how do I keep the bugs away without putting potentially toxic substances on my skin? Many commerically available nontoxic alternatives are dismissed as ineffective or too expensive. In Naturally Bug-Free, herbalist Stephanie L. Tourles offers proven solutions. 80 nontoxic recipes she's developed and tested for top effectiveness. Easy to make at home, the recipes range from insect sprays, body oils, and balms to fragrant herbal sachets that repel moths; carpet powders that repel fleas and ants; essential oil repellants to keep the pantry pest-free; and flea and tick powder, drops, and collars for pets. A detailed ingredient dictionary explains the properties of all the herbs, essential oils, and other key ingredients.
Keep the bugs and pests away from people, pets, and your home without poisoning yourself in the process! Popular author Stephanie L. Tourles shares 80 original nontoxic formulas for repelling mosquitoes, fleas, ticks, ants, and more.
Stephanie L. Tourles is the best-selling author of "Organic Body Care Recipes" (125,000 copies in print), "Raw Energy," and "Raw Energy in a Glass." She has extensive training in herbalism, aromatherapy, and nutritional science and is a licensed esthetician. She is a popular speaker on natural body care and healthy living topics and lives in Maine. "