Tick Release is a fast, safe and effective aid in the removal of attached ticks from humans and animals without the use of any poisons. It"s fast, safe, effective, and thorough aid in the removal of ticks with ordinary tweezers. In studies using Tick Release, 1/4 to 1/3 of the ticks backed out themselves. Tick release has been proven to aid in the removal of tick"s head, mouth parts, and cement. Directions: Put 1 to 2 drops on tick. Wait 1 to 2 minutes, then using tweezers lift the tick out. If tick refuses to release, a second application may be necessary. Caution: Do not get into eyes, ear canals, or nasal passages. For external use only. Store away from heat or flame in an area inaccessible to children. When a tick imbeds itself in its host, it secretes a solution called cement which seals it into the host. Physicians recommend that the tick be removed by the head, mouth parts, and cement to lessen any chance of infection.