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recipes for homemade bug repellent in here. (because i can't go to the garden without getting a mosquito bite!) Mossy Bug Spray 1/8 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar 1/8 Cup Almond Oil, Witch Hazel, or (yes, that’s right) Grain Alcohol 1/8 cup Distilled Water 60 drops Essential Oil blend (your choice of Catnip, Cedarwood, Citronella, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Rosemary, Rose Geranium, Lemon, Tea Tree Oil, or Peppermint) Bugs Sprays, Insects Repellent, Repellent Recipes, Homemade Bugs, Natural Bugs, Bugs Repellent, Diy Bugs, Mosquitoes Repellent, Essential Oil Blend
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Natural Bug Spray. Here’s what you’ll need: essential oils (citronella and lemongrass are musts, I also like lavender or you could use tea tree oil or geranium oil for tick protection), 14 oz. bottle of witch hazel (available in grocery stores & pharmacies usually close to the rubbing alcohol), a spray bottle (or two–one for home and one for the diaper bag/car), a jar for mixing, and a funnel.
All Natural Bug Spray. 1oz witch hazel, 1oz grape seed oil, 35 drops citronella essential oils, 20 drops eucalyptus essential oils, 15 drops lemon essential oils, 15 drops lemongrass essential oils, 15 drops cedar essential oils. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl or directly into a small spray bottle. Shake well before use. Reapply often, up to every 1-2 hours as needed
DIY Bug Repellent Spray In a spray bottle, mix and shake well to blend: 2 cups witch hazel 15 drops citronella essential oil 15 drops lemongrass essential oil 5 drops lavender essential oil* 5 drops peppermint essential oil*
Gonna try this, im so against using the nasty bug spray that is sold in stores on my kiddos.
DIY: Bug Spray What you will need: Listerine Witch Hazel Apple Cider Vinegar Scented oil- I used Amber Vanilla which was more for me than the bugs. (The bugs do not like Lavender, cedar, citronella, just to name a few.) Spray bottle Funnel measuring cup