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  • Adrienne MacLeod

    DIY Homemade Mosquito Repellant Recipe ~ 2 cups witch hazel 1 teaspoon vegetable glycerin 20 drops citronella essential oil 20 drops lemongrass essential oil Mix in a spray bottle and shake well before use.

  • RAE

    I am a huge fan of lavender oil as bug repellent. Here are some more homemade mosquito repellent recipes.

  • Rebekah Peavey

    homemade mosquito repellent recipes. because i HATE bug spray and we have a million mosquitos in the back yard.

  • Tina Møller

    DIY Herbal Insect Repellent from MNN "2 1/2, teaspoons total of any combination of the following essential oils (available at health food stores): basil, cedarwood, citronella, juniper, lemon, myrrh, palmarosa, pine, rose geranium and/or rosemary, 1 cup 190-proof grain alcohol ......Place ingredients in a jar with a tight-fitting lid and shake vigorously. Transfer to small bottles for storage. To use, rub a small amount on any exposed skin (test first to be sure your skin will not be adversely affected by the repellent) or dab it on clothing... ...add a few drops of peppermint oil to fine-tune the fragrance. Once Bitten? ...Plantain (Plantago, various species) is one of the best herbs to treat bug bites. it is a very common weed, often growing in compacted soil along sidewalks and driveways. ... crush a few leaves and rub them on the bite. Gardeners report anecdotally that handfuls of basil (Ocimum basilicum) ; lemon thyme (Thymus x citriodorus); lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus), citronella's kissing cousin; and various other fragrant herbs crushed and rubbed on the skin often repel mosquitoes for short periods — usually less than 30 minutes... ...rose-scented geraniums (Pelargonium x asperum, sometimes sold as P. graveolens) contain both citronellal, which is similar to citronellal, and geraniol...lemon balm is easy to grow from seeds and contains citronellal, geraniol and geranial. Two mail-order sources are Johnny's [(207) 8613)01; www.johnnyseeds.com ]; and Richters [(905) 640-6677; www.richters.com ]. To use the balm as a repellent, just crush a handful of the leaves in your hand and rub them on exposed skin.... Another good dooryard repellent plant could be catnip . The American Chemical Society has reported that researchers Chris Peterson and Joel Coats at Iowa State University found nepetalactone, the essential oil in catnip (Nepeta cataria) , to be about 10 times more effective at repelling mosquitoes than DEFT (N,N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide) , the widely used synthetic repellent..." Read more: http://www.motherearthnews.com/Nature-Community/2003-08-01/Outsmarting-Mosquitoes.aspx?page=6#ixzz1Qe4EcGCk

  • Lou Wil

    Homemade Mosquito Repellents | DIY & Craft Ideas

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