Homemade Natural Mosquito Spray Using Witch Hazel, Citronella & Lemongrass Oils and an Empty spray bottle! Ok so I have tried this and it REALLY does work. Living in Pacific County (the mosquito capitol of the world) this is a handy cheap way to ward off those pesky buggers
Take that mosquitos!- Mosquito trap - Cut the top off a 2 liter bottle. Invert the cone and place it inside the straight part of the bottle. Glue the two pieces together. Add 1 tsp yeast and 1/2 cup sugar to some luke warm water, and pour the mixture into the bottle. Mosquitoes are attracted to the carbon dioxide that you exhale. The yeast feeds off the sugar and emits the same gas, so the mosquito enters the bottle, thinking she will find food there.
I boiled 2 c water and dissolved the dry ingredients with the Dawn (in a large glass measuring cup apparently I learned from earlier experience today). When cooled slightly, I poured it into my plastic bottle and added 2 c tap water and shook it. If you used 1/2 c for the original recipe, this would only require 1/8 c and would take up 75% less space on my shelf.