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This Is the Only Thing You Should Do If a Tick Lands on You
“Scientists already predict Lyme disease to surge this year, but a viral tick “trick” could put people even more at risk. The only problem? The “tip” directly contradicts experts’ advice and actually increases the likelihood of contracting tickborne illnesses, like Lyme and Powassan virus.”
Have you all seen that viral video on Facebook telling you to use peppermint essential oil if you happen to get a tick bite? Well, DON’T do it! It can actually make things worse for you. Now don’t get me wrong, I love my essential oils for everything from cleaning to natural bug repellant, but please don’t try using them to remove a tick. What you should do is follow this advice listed in this article from Country Living. Here’s to wishing you a healthy, happy, fun, and tick-free summer!