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Natural Mosquito Repellents

Jean Pericone - Sunday, July 7, 2019


Summertime means outside fun but mosquitos can ruin the fun so here is a couple of natural mosquito repellents that work.

Natural Mosquito Repellent Recipe #1

You will need:

§  Empty, Clean Glass Jar w/Lid

§  Rubbing Alcohol, Vodka or Witch Hazel

§  Herbs: Mint, Eucalyptus, Lemon Balm and or Lemon Grass, Rosemary, Lavender, and Catnip

Directions - Coarsely chop herbs and place the herbs in your glass jar (fill as full as you can). Cover with alcohol or witch hazel, leaving ½-3/4” space at top. Seal with a secure lid.

Set jar in sunny location and leave for two weeks (can leave longer if desired). Try to shake jar every once in a while. Strain herbs and transfer liquid to a spray bottle. Shake before use.

Natural Mosquito Repellent Recipe #2

You will need:

§  Empty, Clean Spray Bottle,  Rubbing Alcohol, Vodka or Witch Hazel

§  Distilled Water

§  Essential Oils:

§  Mint (10 drops)

§  Rosemary (5 drops)

§  Eucalyptus (5 drops)

§  Lemon (citronella) (10 drops)

§  Lavender (5 drops)

§  Clove (5 drops)

Directions - Fill Spray bottle ¾ with alcohol or witch hazel, add your essential oil drops, and add distilled water to fill. Shake before use.




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