Make Your Own Natural Tick Deterrent. Then I guess spray lavender or some other pleasant smell elsewhere so you don't smell the strong scent of the tea tree oil. unless you like smelling like a tea tree.
How to Remove a Splinter with Baking Soda. Splinters can sometimes be removed with baking soda and a bandaid. You will have to clean and dry the area and then apply baking soda to the splinter. Place a bandaid over the splinter and then.
How to Get Rid of Ticks around your Yard - The Gardening Cook--Chrysanthemum cinerariaefolium has a high level of natural pyrethrins; other natural tick repellants are geranium, lavender, & peppermint EO's (not safe around cats).