We’ve been spending a lot of time outside so far this summer. While I’m loving all the extra Vitamin D that we’re getting, I’m not diggin’ the bug and mosquito bites at all! I’ve been keeping a bottle of purification essential oil on hand to help with bug bites (which works wonderfully). While we were preparing to head out to river I throw together an all natural bug spray to protect my babies and I from the mosquitoes waiting to feast on us. This spray works well, especially when it comes to keeping away mosquitoes!
Homemade All Natural Bug Spray
What you’ll need:
- 1 – 4 ounces bottle (like this one)
- 2 ounces unscented witch hazel
- 2 ounces distilled water or fractionated coconut oil
- 35 drops Citronella essential oil (buy here)
Pour all the ingredients into the spray bottle. Twist on the cap and shake well. Always shake to mix oils together before using.
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