TICK and CHIGGER PROTECTION
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Some farmers and outdoorsman have had good results using Permanone®. This product is available at some Wal-mart® stores. It is also available at the following web store. CSPoutdoors
The active ingredient is the poison permethrin. This is the same ingredient which has been used in some shampoo lice treatments such as Nix® and Rid®. Permethrin in liquid or powder form for livestock use is available at many farm supply stores.
WARNING: Some folks who already have chigger bites have obtained relief by rubbing the bites with laundry bleach on a cotton swab and then rinsing off the bleach, but you should be aware that chlorine bleach is highly toxic and contact with with it, or even breathing the fumes, can cause a harmful reaction.
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