How to Make Homemade Bug Spray

How to make homemade bug spray

How to make homemade bug spray
 

Summertime means spending your days outside enjoying the sun and trying to avoid the bugs. Instead of using store bought repellent, why not make your own homemade bug spray.
 
 

Essential Oil Soap

Ingredients

  • Lemon balm or lavender essential oil
  • Castile Soap

Directions

  • Add 10-15 drops of the essential oil to each ounce of liquid soap you use. (I.e. 30 drops of oil for 3 oz. of soap)
  • Use the soap before going outside and after you return inside.

 

 

Essential Oil Bug Repellent

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoons aloe vera gel
  • 10-25 drops essential oils (lavender, peppermint, citronella)

Directions

  • Combine all the ingredients together, and place in a glass jar or air tight container.
  • Apply a few drops to your skin before going outside.

 

 

Vinegar & Oil Bug Spray

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 25 drops of lavender, peppermint, or citronella essential oil

Directions

  • Combine all the ingredients together, and place in a glass jar or air tight container.
  • Apply a few drops to your skin before going outside.

 
 

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