How to Remove a Tick. Everyone seems to have their own trick for removing a tick. Contrary to popular belief, holding a match to the tick, suffocating it with petroleum jelly, or poisoning it with nail polish only makes it burrow in more.
This is one natural remedy that you need for tick bites to help prevent all tick borne diseases including Lyme and Rocky Mountain Spotted fever. Works for people and animals. I always take this with me when I go camping just in case.
Ingredients 1 tablespoon Vodka or Witch Hazel 40 drops Rose Geranium Essential Oil (I've been using THIS one) ⅓ cup distilled water Homemade Tick Spray - a natural tick repellent that has kept me and my dog tick free for the past 3 years!