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How to Use Peppermint Oil as an Insect Repellent

Peppermint oil, while unusually fragrant to humans, acts as a repellent to most insects, especially mosquitoes and fleas. You can apply dabs of concentrated peppermint oil to focal points on your skin or clothes, or use a diluted formula to spray over broader areas.
Heather Pace-Hartnett
Heather Pace-Hartnett • 2 years ago

Peppermint insect repellent. Smells great, it's easy, cheap, green and you can use on pets too.

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  • Kim Medley

    Made on 6/3/12. I bought a combo essential oil instead of buying all the separate ones.

  • Kim Medley

    Used it while mowing and it seemed to work.