scaley mites: the herbal way to take care of them?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by miss heny, Aug 1, 2013.

  1. miss heny

    miss heny Genetic Expert in learning Premium Member

    What is the herbal way to take care of them?
    Last edited: Aug 1, 2013

  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    Many people use vaseline ointment, mineral oil, Pam cooking spray, or vegetable oil on a daily basis for a couple of weeks. If the scales are very lifted up you may need to gently scrub them with a toothbrush and soap, thedn recoat the legs.
  3. chfite

    chfite Songster

    Jun 7, 2011
    Taylors, SC
    From what I have read, the approach is to smother them with Vaseline. Here is a link to Homemade "vaseline" made from beeswax and olive oil. I don't know anything about the homemade version, but it is not based on petroleum as is Vaseline.


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