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How to Use Peppermint Oil to Make a Natural Insect Repellent

Peppermint oil--Since the mosquitoes are going to be on overload this season, I need to whip up a batch of this. Keep the mosquitoes away.

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Homemade Natural Mosquito Spray

Homemade Natural Mosquito Spray. Here’s what you’ll need: essential oils (citronella and lemongrass are must-haves) I also like lavender & peppermint, & you could use tea tree oil or geranium oil for tick protection), 14 oz. bottle of witch hazel (available in grocery stores & pharmacies), a spray bottle, a jar for mixing, and a funnel.

Mosquito Spray...I was at a deck party awhile back, and the bugs were having a ball biting everyone. A man at the party sprayed the lawn and deck floor with Listerine, and the little demons disappeared. The next year I filled a 4-ounce spray bottle and used it around my seat whenever I saw mosquitoes. And voila! That worked as well...worth a try...