Repels insects without chemicals that harm your health and the environment. It is a skin soothing base, infused with organic lemon balm, organic mountain mint combined with pure essential oils of lemon eucalyptus, tea tree, lemongrass, lavender and eucalyptus. These herbs are known to be anti~viral, anti~bacterial, anti~inflammatory, antiseptic & anti~fungal. It has also been useful for treating bug bites, stings, toenail fungus, sore muscles & joints. For horses this blend has been very effective to prevent and treat "scratches" on the lower leg, and the balm is useful to keep their hooves healthy.