#DIY Bug Spray

 

It seems this year bugs are out in full force this year!

Here are some easy DIY Bug Sprays that will help keep those bugs away from you and your family while you enjoy the outdoors.

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Homemade Bug Spray

1/2 cup vodka
2 tablespoons orange flower water
1 teaspoon jojoba oil
15 drops citronella oil

Mix ingredients and store in a spray bottle.

 

 

Homemade Bug Spray Oil

1 oz jojoba oil or soybean oil
10 drops eucalyptus smithii essential oil
10 drops lavender essential oil
10 drops geranium, citronella, or lemongrass essential oil

** Be sure to apply every 30 minutes if in a heavily insect area**

Use half the amount of essential oils if applying any of these to a child under 5.

 

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2 Comments

  1. Janet
    July 3, 2014 / 11:35 pm
    Cannot wait to try. My backyard is bug heaven at the moment
  2. Victoria Ess
    May 20, 2016 / 8:33 am
    I hope to try out these recipes!

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