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

1Tbsp of iodine 2% 1Cup of baby oil Rub your hairy area with the mixture and let set for only 5 minutes. Then gently wipe away with a damp cloth. Viola!!!! NO MORE HAIR!.

Peppermint oil

BUG OFF!! All natural insect repellent that ACTUALLY works. Look out mosquitos and fleas I AM taking back my yard!

This DIY Linen Spray is simple and cheap to make, but feels and smells so luxurious on your sheets.

Essential oil chart for bugs

Gloss your forever 21 or cheap jewlery to keep from turning colors.. this also makes it hypoallergenic. THANK YOU for this PIN!! I hate when my jewelry turns!!

Make Natural Outdoor Fly Repellent with Essential Oils - wikiHow

Turn a bar of soap into 2 liters of liquid hand soap. I'm def gonna try this.

Homemade anti-itch dog lotion

20 Uses for Lavender Essential Oil Young Living Essential Oils Better than the drugstore! For more information email me Mylifeandhealth@yahoo.com

Rub your feet with Vicks Vapor Rub to stop coughing at night. Place socks on to seal in the Vicks. Supposedly the pores in the bottom of your feet will absorb the oils more quickly than any other part of your body. (hmmm...i've heard this before but haven't tried it. will give it a try and see...)

non-toxic bug repellent with coconut oil

Previous pinner says: My son's doctor told me about this 37 years ago. Use Vicks Vapor Rub and socks. Even the worst cough can be stopped within 5-15 minutes, and lasts hours. Just apply the vapor rub generously to the bottom of your (or child's) feet, and cover with socks. works 100% of the time, and has been proven to work better than prescription drugs!

Make your house smell like vanilla

Place Osage Oranges (aka horse-apple or hedge-apple) under beds and in pantry to repel spiders and insects. Scientific studies have found that extracts of Osage orange repel several insect species, in some studies just as well as the widely-used synthetic insecticide DEET.

Here are some homemade bug bite remedies that will hopefully ease the pain of bug bites this summer.

Hot Vinegar and Dawn Soap! 1 cup of HOT Vinegar (microwave 1-2 min) and 1 cup of blue DAWN liquid soap. Shake into bottle and creates a gel that is OUT OF THIS WORLD! Thank you Pinterest!

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natural homemade insect repellent - no harmful toxins, and it really works!