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Where Can Dr Greengood’s Products Be Purchased?

Dr Greengood’s products are only available on-line on our Dr Greengood’s website.

 Are Dr Greengood’s products safe?

 Yes all Dr Greengood’s products are safe and 100% non-toxic to humans, pets and the environment. Their safety has been tested and certified by the American Academy of Entomological Sciences, one of the leading independent testing laboratories in the world. All ingredients in Dr Greengood’s products are found on the EPA’s GRAS list (Generally Regarded As Safe).

 What Are The Ingredients In Dr Greengood’s products?

Soybean oil is the basic ingredient in all of Dr Greengood's products. The secret Dr Greengood's bio-engineered laboratory process alters a molecule found in soybean oil to react with a molecule found in the body chemistry of the insect it is formulated to kill, causing almost immediate insect mortality. Depending on the Dr Greengood's product there are some other active ingredients, such as cinnamon, calcium silicate aluminum sodium silicate, et. al.

How Long Does It Take For Dr Greengood’s Products To Work?

 When applied as directed on the label insect mortality occurs within 3-10 minutes of insect contact with the treatment application. Dr Greengood’s Cockroach Killer with its unique residual compounds will continue to kill for 90 days after application. These unique residual compounds, due to the gritty nature of the particles, cannot be used in our Pet Flea Treatment or Head Lice Treatment as they can cause irritation if they get in the eye.

 Why are Dr Greengood’s products the best products to use to kill cockroaches, fleas, ticks and head lice?

     Kills on contact

     100% Non-toxic to humans, pets and the environment

     No need to use a poisonous pyrethrin based insecticide

     All ingredients are listed on the EPA’s GRAS list (Generally Regarded As Safe)

     All products have been tested and certified as to their safety and efficacy, with true

     third party independent laboratory testing, as performed by the American Academy

     of Entomological Sciences

     No possibility of insect developing immunity to Dr. Greengood’s products as they

     have with poisonous pyrethrin based insecticides.

    How Should Dr Greengood’s Products Be Stored?

 All Dr Greengood’s products are an organic water based formula and should not be frozen or subject to heat above 140 degrees. Doing so will compromise the product. Store in a cool dry place out of the sun.

 

 COCKROACH FAQ”S

 

Do Cockroaches Bite?

 No cockroaches do not bite but can spread bacteria based diseases such as E. coli and Salmonella, when humans come in contact with cockroach saliva, feces or body parts. This contact can be as minor as only touching something a cockroach has crawled over. They can also cause an allergic reaction in the form of an asthma attack to people especially sensitive to cockroach allergens.

 Can Cockroaches Fly?

 Cockroaches cannot fly in the immature or nymph stage, but adults can fly for very short distances. They prefer not to fly and one will seldom see a cockroach fly.

 Is A Palmetto Bug A Cockroach?

 Yes the Palmetto bug is also known as the American Cockroach and is indigenous to the Southern regions of the US. They can grow quite large by cockroach standards; up to nearly 2” in length. Most importantly Dr Greengood’s Cockroach Killer is effective against the Palmetto Bug.

 Are Cockroaches Nocturnal?

 Yes! Cockroaches prefer the dark and will scatter when exposed to light.

 Why Does The Over-The-Counter Insecticide I Used On My Cockroach Infestation No Longer Work?

 Most of the best known over-the-counter insecticides are poisonous (pyrethrin) based formulas. Cockroaches have developed immunity to many of these insecticides and they will no longer be effective. This means you a spraying a dangerous poison in your home, that can be very serious health risk to you, your family, your pets and the environment and have it prove to be ineffective to treat your cockroach problem.

 What Do Cockroaches Eat?

 Cockroaches will consume any food product, crumb or particle available to them. Water is also very important to the cockroach and they prefer moist enviroments.

 

                                                                    FLEA and TICKS FAQ’S

 Why Are Fleas and Ticks Dangerous To Your Pet?

 Fleas and ticks can transmit many diseases to your pet and to humans, through their bite, including plague, tapeworms, flea allergy dermatitis, cat scratch disease, haemobartonellosis and murine typhus. Ticks can transmit Lyme Disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and several other diseases.All of these diseases are dangerous and plague kills.

 What Do Fleas and Ticks Eat?

 Fleas are parasitic insects that bite and then suck the blood of their host pet.

 Will The Fleas and Ticks On My Pet Also Bite Humans?

 There are human fleas that prefer the blood of humans and cat and dog fleas that prefer the blood of your pets. Ticks will bite any mammal.

 Why Are Most Flea and Tick Control Products Dangerous?

 Most common over-the-counter flea and tick control products, from the oral pills to the collars and sprays, contain dangerous poisonous ingredients like imidacloprid, fiproni, permethrin, methoprene and pyriproxyfen. There are tens of thousands of documented cases of these substances causing skin irritations, seizures and even death. These substances are hazardous to your pets and you also.

 Why is Dr Greengood’s Fleas and Tick Killer Safer Than The Dangerous Over-The Counter Products?

 Dr Greengood’s Flea and Tick Killer  and Dr Greengood's Habitat Flea and Tick Killer is 100% non-toxic to humans, pets and the environment and has true third party independent laboratory testing certifying its safety and efficacy. Dr. Greengood’s can also be used to apply both directly to your pet, killing fleas on contact, and also to treat your pet’s habitat and other areas of your home, to prevent your pet from becoming re-infested with fleas.

 How Is Dr Greengood’s Flea and Tick Killer Applied?

 Dr Greengood’s Flea and Tick Killer Spray is applied with a light spray to your pet’s coat, while working the spray application into the coat on longer hair pets. Your pet’s habitat areas should also be treated with a light spray, to prevent re-infestation of your pet. It is important to note that Dr Greengood’s Pet Flea Treatment Spray is water soluble, so each time your pet is bathed, or immersed in water, it must be reapplied.

Dr Greengood's Habitat Flea and Tick Killer is used to treat to treat those areas where your pet sleeps or frequents, including your pets kennel, bedding and carpeted areas around your home. Treating these areas are important to killing those fleas that your pet has introduced to these locales and preventing re-infestation.

 

                                                                HEAD LICE FAQ’S

 Who Is at Risk For Getting Head Lice?

 Anyone who comes into head-to-head contact with someone who is already infested or comes into contact with clothing, such as hats, scarves, coats or other personal items of infested persons.

 What Do Head Lice Look Like?

 The adult head louse is about the size of a sesame seed and is tan to grayish white in color. Head lice are also found in their nymph form, which is an immature and smaller version of the adult and the egg or nit. Nits are lice eggs and are quite small. They are yellow or white in color and the females attach them at the base of the hair shaft, near the scalp.

 What Do Head Lice Eat?

 Head lice are parasitic insects that feed on the blood of their hosts.

 Do Head Lice Transmit Diseases?

 Research has shown that head lice are potential vectors for louse-borne diseases such as typhus, rickettsial diseases, hepatitis B virus and secondary infections from scratching the louse bite.

 Are Over-The Counter Treatments Effective For Controlling a Head Lice Infestation?

 Current scientific research has shown that head lice have developed immunity to the pyrethrin based over-the-counter head lice treatments. Head lice populations in 25 states and three Canadian provinces were found to be immune to these pyrethrin based insecticides.

 Are The Pyrethrin Based Head Lice Treatments Safe?

 No! Pyrethrin has been shown to be a hazardous substance that can have serious side effects including neurological, carcinogenic and developmental.

 Why Is Dr Greengood’s Lice Killer Safe?

 Dr Greengood’s Head Lice Treatment Spray has been tested, by the American Academy of Entomological Sciences a leading independent testing laboratory, and been certified to be 100% non-toxic to humans and pets (the environment too) and effective in killing head lice.

Can I Use Dr Greengood's Lice Killer On Bedding And Clothing?

Yes! Dr Greengood’s Household Lice Killer is specially formulated  to treat  all clothing, bedding and furniture that might also be infested with head lice. The unique residual compounds in this product will adhere to all treated surfaces and continue to kill for 90 days. after application.