As seen in Woman’s World magazine! Walks in the forest are a fun fall pastime, but ticks carrying Lyme disease can cause severe joint pain, and recent studies show Lyme may also increase your risk of developing Alzheimer’s. Fortunately, protecting yourself from pests is as simple as using a safe, nontoxic insect repellent like lemongrass essential oil. To get the benefits, simply mix 12 drops of lemongrass oil with 1 tsp. of a carrier oil, like sweet almond oil or jojoba oil, and apply liberally to the skin, especially the lower legs and ankles.
As researchers learn more about Alzheimer’s disease, one thing is clear: Low levels of the B vitamin thiamine contribute to the growth of the brain plaques that cause memory loss and dementia.