Natural Flea Solutions with Green Living Expert Sophie Uliano

Natural Flea Solutions

Green Living guru Sophie Uliano, expert on Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family, is passionate about bringing you earth-friendly solutions for daily life. She knows all the tips and tricks for detoxifying your home, garden and beauty regimes – hence the title of her New York Times best-selling book, “Gorgeously Green.”

Sophie is working on keeping harmful chemicals away from your family and pets by showing you how to make your own natural flea solutions. In the video below, she makes a flea shampoo with essential oils. The shampoo leaves your dog smelling amazing and feeling extra-soft. Sophie recommends shampooing with her flea shampoo once weekly and shows you how to make your own natural flea spray for daily use on your dog.

Want to try it yourself? Here are Sophia’s handy shampoo and spray recipes.

Natural Flea Shampoo

• 12 ounces water
• 1 tablespoons of castile soap
• 1 tsp aloe vera gel
• 3 drops of peppermint essential oil
• 2 drops of eucalyptus essential oil
• 2 drops of lavender essential oil
• 2 drops of rosemary essential oil

Natural Flea Spray

• 4 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
• 2 tsp aloe vera gel
• 1 Tbsp sweet almond oil (ticks dislike this oil)
• 4 drops lemon EO
• 4 drops Lavender EO
• 10 drops citronella EO
• 8 drops Cedarwood EO
• Distilled water to fill 8 oz. spray bottle

Get more great tips from Sophia and other experts on Home & Family. Home & Family airs weekdays at 10 am ET/PT on Hallmark Channel.

Photo credit: Copyright 2016 Crown Media Family Networks/Photographer: Jeremy Lee

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