While I know many of us would prefer to avoid chemicals, some seem a necessary evil.
Permethrin doesn't seem to be that bad: pmep.cce.cornell.edu/profiles/extoxnet/metiram-propoxur/permethrin-ext.html
The permethrin I use on my clothes is effective through 6 washings and you're supposed to wait until articles are fully dry before putting them on.
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Jul 14 started what proved to be inadequate reatment ala PCP day after nymph deer tick bite
Sept 14 met LLMD - clinically dx'd with Lyme due to Bells Palsy - confirmed via CDC positive WB
Feb 15 transitioned off abx and started full Cowden protocol along w/LDN
July 15 transitioning to Buhner's Lyme protocol and trialing babesia herbs
mild PNS symptoms except when herxing