AromaBarrier™ is truly a unique pet care product. The multi-purpose formulation is extremely effective at preventing and treating your pet’s personal insect issues while it conditions their fur and nourishes their skin. This blend of 100% NATURAL ingredients effectively protect cats and dogs from pests without the use of organophosphates, sulfates, parabens, or synthetic pesticides. AromaBarrier™ is a broad spectrum insect control spray that functions as an insecticide, deterrent, and repellent AND a coat and skin conditioning treatment. Organic Vegetable Glycerin, Vitamin E, Organic Fractionated Coconut Oil, Organic Virgin Olive Oil, and Organic Jojoba Oil condition, soften, and brighten fur and nourishes and soothes the skin underneath. Organic Tea Tree and Organic Lavender essential oils will reduce irritation and soothe skin--especially from insect bites. The effectiveness of AromaBarrier™ is due to the blend of all natural extracts and essential oils. The essential oils of Lemongrass, Peppermint, Lavender, and Eugenol (an isolate of clove essential oil) -- are natural alternatives against: ticks, fleas, mosquitoes, flies, gnats, ants, beetles and other annoying insects. Your pet is protected by an aromatic barrier that insects hate.
Use AromaBarrier™ on collars, harnesses, and other garments and accessories to offer additional and extended protection.
Lemongrass is a powerful repellent against many different pests such as mosquitoes and houseflies. The essential oil constituents responsible for repellency include limonene, citronellal, and geraniol.[1-3]
Peppermint has been shown to repel mosquitoes, houseflies. [3,4]
Eugenol is useful and effective for repelling ticks, beetles, ants, moths, flies, and mosquitoes. [5,6] Studies using clove essential oil have demonstrated repellency toward mosquitoes for up to 240 minutes.
Warnings: Keep out of the reach of children. For external use only on cats and dogs. Although uncommon, sensitivity may occur after use. Testing a small area (patch test) on your pet before full application for animals with prior skin issues. If sensitivity is observed, use mild soap to bathe your pet. Make sure to rinse thoroughly. If symptoms do not improve, consult a veterinarian. Not recommended for use on pregnant or nursing animals, or animals younger than three months old.
Directions: Read all instructions before use, and use only as directed. Shake well before use. Avoid spraying pet’s face, ears, and genital area. Spray pet’s coat entirely including the tail, legs, and stomach until damp without dripping. Gently massage and work product through the coat, making sure the product reaches the skin. Grooming brushes/combs may also be used to assist in this process. If pet is fearful of being sprayed directly, apply to your hands, and work through the coat as described above. Repeat as necessary. May be used year round. It may be necessary to treat inside the home such as pet houses, pins, carriers, sleeping areas, bedding, blankets, pillows, etc.
Distilled Water; Fractionated Coconut* (Cocos nucifera) Oil; Lemongrass* (Cymbopogon flexuosus) Oil; Extra Virgin Olive* (Olea europaea) Oil; Vegetable Glycerin*; Jojoba* (Simmondsia chinensis) Oil; Castor* (Ricinus communis) Bean Oil; Lavender* (Lavandula angustifolia) Oil; Peppermint* (Mentha piperita) Oil; Tea Tree* (Melaleuca alternifolia) Oil; Extra Virgin Sesame* (Sesamum indicum) Seed Oil; Gluconolactone; Sodium Benzoate; Eugenol; Turkey Red (Ricinus communis) Oil & Vitamin E
* = Organic
* = Organic
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