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When you think fleas you probably think about dogs. In our modern first world, you only control fleas on animals. That has not always been the case.
It will not always be the case.
The practice of personal hygiene is very important in our modern society. While it might seem like a very PERSONAL thing. Our society must all take part or we all suffer. Thus, the case in LA County. What we have going on in California is an out of control homeless population.
This situation is so bad that the fleas are now passing diseases between the homeless. People in the streets have Typhus which is potentially deadly. Things are so out of control!
In this scenario, we are going to be dealing with all sorts of issues dealing with waste management and personal hygiene. Soaps will be gone and it will be a struggle to stay clean. The situation will be very dire and fleas will be part of the equation.
Pests, in general, will rule the roost after a while. It’s an ugly thought but its something we must prepare for.
DIY Flea Repellent
The most powerful natural pest repellent is Neem. Neem oil is great for dealing with things like mites, lice, and fleas.
To make your own DIY flea repellent you are just going to mix a few drops of neem oil with a couple of ounces of liquid soap. You could add a few drops of tea tree or mint oil to this and you will have some serious DIY flea repellent.
This oil can be bought in large quantities and used later. You are going to need a means of dealing with personal hygiene issues in your home. Otherwise, the pests and parasites are going to rule over you. This oil will deal with bed bugs, too!