Use in between washes to help repel insects, moisturise the skin and heal and combat bacterial and fungal infections.
All of the ingredients used in the Itchy ‘n Scratchy Spray are natural and grown in New Zealand.
Manuka and Kanuka essential oils are distilled locally.
All of the ingredients used in the Itchy and Scratchy range are natural and where possible organic.
Manuka and Kanuka Hydrosol
Manuka and Kanuka are both known for their natural antibacterial and antifungal properties.
Hydrosol is produced during the steam extraction of Manuka and Kanuka essential oil. Hydrosols are especially good to use on animals.
Kanuka and Manuka have similar properties, though Kanuka is also known as an anti-inflammatory and is able to penetrate the skin and help with joint inflammation.
To use Kanuka and Manuka essential oils undiluted on dogs skin is not recommended as they are strong and can burn sensitive skin.
Hydrosols only are recommended for use on dogs.
Lavender (Augustifolia Essential Oil NZ)
Lavender is considered to have a variety of benefits for dogs, and is especially noted for the following properties:
- Help calm dogs that are fearful, agitated, hyperactive or anxious.
- Repels fleas and ticks
- Provides relief when applied to dry, itchy skin.
- Effective in controlling doggy odour
DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT ON CATS
Lynette recommends this product, she says: “I used this product on my dogs surgical scar, it stopped her licking and worrying at it. I also use it on myself to stop the mossies from eating me. If they do get me then it takes the itch away really quickly.”
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