What to do when a tick bites

Have on hand peppermint oil which you keep in a dark cool place. When you notice a tick, apply the oil. Within seconds it will release itself and try to get away at which time you can grab it in a tissue and flush down the toilet.

Lyme disease is nothing to mess with. It’s a good idea to have your doctor prescribe doxy antibiotic to have on hand and should a tick bite, take one tablet for three days.

It’s a good idea, before going in the garden to work, to spray yourself, including your shoes, with lemongrass and eucalyptus oil.