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Places to Camp this Summer

Our Favorite Camping Spots in the United States Hey everyone! Happy summer. Hopefully you’ve been keeping up with our blog and have learned some valuable information regarding Lyme disease, essential oils, and horses. As a company who created a safe, natural, and aromatic essential oil bug spray, it’s only natural that we love the outdoors and all that it has to offer… aside from some bugs here and there. Therefore, we’ve decided to dedicate today’s post to discussing all of our favorite places to hike and camp in the United States. From Portland, Maine to Portland, Oregon, there are thousands of miles of trails and sites. Here are some places to check out this summer. Don’t forget to bring your...

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Lyme Disease: How to Prevent and Detect

How to Prevent and Detect Lyme Disease If you or a loved one, including your horse, has ever been afflicted with Lyme disease, you’re probably well aware of the illness and pain that can present itself after contracting the disease. For those who aren’t too aware of the disease and its prognosis, it’s important to familiarize yourself with Lyme disease, especially if you’re a friend to the great outdoors. BB’s All Natural knows that Lyme disease is nothing to mess with. In addition to recommending our essential oil bug spray for both humans and horses, we’ve also formed this informative post on the ins and outs of this disease. What Causes Lyme disease Lyme disease is transmitted to mammals via...

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Unfortunate Misuse of the Word “Natural”

Most people are aware that we are almost always oversold on, well, just about everything. Walk down any aisle at the supermarket, you’ll see the word “natural” dozens - if not hundreds - of times, often on products that are hardly, if at all, natural. As a company that actually offers an all-natural product, we’re right with you in seeing this as annoying and worrisome. Let’s Take Back Natural Simply typing in “natural” into your favorite search engine fields definitions that include: “Existing in or caused by nature…” and other such definitions that evoke a sense that natural means, well, “of nature.” However, that isn’t what we see on so many products; in fact, the Food & Drug Administration doesn’t...

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Using Natural Fly Repellent

If you’re considering a hiking trip, worried about keeping flies off of your horses, or just generally preparing for summer fun in the sun, then you will need a fly repellent that can stand up to your needs. At BB’s All Natural FlyAway Spray, we have developed a versatile product that can keep up with those needs; here is how to use it in your everyday life! Putting BB’s to Use in your Tack Room or Hiking Pack Applying our All Natural FlyAway Spray is easier than you might think, but we’ll get to that! First, we have to undo all of the damage that chemical-based insect repellents have done to your perception of what a fly spray is and...

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Why Bug-Borne Viruses are Still a Problem

Who could forget the uproar - and even panic - many people in the world felt surrounding the Zika virus? Here we are, less than a year after the uproar began, and already we’ve begun to put the fear and anxiety out of our minds; but are we actually safe from bug-borne viruses, or was this winter reprieve only the calm before the storm? Factors That Bring About Bug-Borne Viruses Mosquitoes have long been associated with malaria, which has been the bane of many African nations and the subject of decades of donations, research, and foreign support. Beyond malaria, however, are a number of potential diseases and viruses that can infect humans en masse, with the certainty of more to...

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