Welcome to the very first in this informational article that will take you through 5 different homemade and all-natural bug spray, balm and repellant recipes! Here in the first chapter, we’re going to teach you about and instruct you how to make five different recipes that are specifically meant for Mosquitos!
Mosquitos can be some of the most annoying and irritating bugs to deal with and get- ting rid of them can be tough! However, thanks to these five recipes you will now not only have a great alternative to repellents with harmful chemicals, but also a new, all-natural way to keep the bugs away! Let’s take a look at the first recipe!
lemon Eucalyptus Mosquito Repellent
If you’re looking for a simple, easy to make Mosquito repellant that requires just a few inexpensive and easy to find ingredients, then this is the perfect recipe for you! This repellant should last you about twenty-five to thirty minutes before you have to re-apply! To complete this recipe you should gather the following
-Lemon Eucalyptus Oil
-Sunflower oil or witch hazel
Once you have all of these ingredients, your first step will be to create a 10:1 ratio between the Eucalyptus oil and the sunflower oil or witch hazel (whichever you’ve decided on). Of course, it depends on the size of the batch you want to make, but for the sake of instruction, let’s say you want to make one, 500ml bottle of the spray. To do make this amount of spray, you’ll want to begin with 495ml of sunflower oil and 5ml of the lemon Eucalyptus oil. Then, you’re finished! You can now spray this mixture on you, or, rub it on your skin!
Lavender Vanilla Mosquito Spray
There is a good chance, you’ve sought out this book because you’re sick of not only the harsh chemicals, most Mosquito repellants use as well as the horrible smells they give off. Thankfully, when it comes to this particular recipe, you’ll come to enjoy the kind aroma of the vanilla and lavender combination! On the other hand, you’ll be thrilled with how well it works without the toxic ingredients!
Thanks to the vanilla extract in this repellant recipe, you can go forty-five minutes to an hour without re-applying! To make this recipe, you’ll need:
-20 drops of lavender essential oil
-4 Tablespoons of vanilla extract
– 4 Tablespoons of pure lemon juice
-1/2 cup distilled water
Now that you have all the ingredients you need, you should begin by combining the lemon juice, Lavender and vanilla in a spray bottle. Then, fill the rest of the bottle with the distilled water. Finally, shake the bottle so all of the ingredients combine together and then you can spray the recipe, or, rub it into your skin!
All-Natural Mosquito Spray
When it comes to this recipe, you will prefer to use it when there are especially large hoards of mosquitos or if you’re doing something like deep woods camping.
This is because this recipe, in particular, is a bit stronger than the previous ones, so it’s meant more for stronger, more relentless bug situations. You will need the fol-
– 16 ounces of rubbing alcohol
– 3.5 ounces of cloves (preferably whole)
– 3.5 ounces of baby oil (or other types of oil if you so prefer, such as almond,
sesame or even fennel oil)
When you’ve collected all of these ingredients, your first step will be to immerse the cloves into the rubbing alcohol and let them sit for about four days.
During this time period, you should stir the mixture twice to three times a day.
Once the four day time period is up, separate the clove-alcohol mixture buy strain-ing just the alcohol into a spray bottle. You can then dispose of the cloves. Next, also add the whatever oil you’ve chosen to the mixture and then shake it up so all different ingredients mix together. Now, you can spray this mixture or, again, rub it into your skin!
Mosquito (and tick) Spray
For your fourth mosquito spray, you’ll be pleased to hear that it will also be good for ticks as well! This way, if you’re doing something like camping or hiking in the dense forest during the summer, this spray will do a great job of protecting you! Even better, is that, although this spray is quite strong, you’ll only need five
ingredients! To make this recipe, collect the following ingredients:
-6 ounces of witch hazel (if you’d like stronger spray, use more witch hazel)
-2 ounces of castor oil
-5 drops of cinnamon oil (if you’d like you to spray to be stronger, use more cinnamon oil)
-15 drops of Eucalyptus oil
-15 drops of citronella oil
When you’ve collected all the needed ingredients, you will simply need to combine all the different ingredients into one spray bottle and shake it well. Then, you can choose to spray it on you and your clothing, or, spray it into your skin and rub it in!
Organic & All-Natural Mosquito Spray
If you’re especially seeking an organic alternative to store-bought bug spray, then this is the perfect recipe for you! Even better, you’ll only need three simple and inexpensive ingredients to complete this recipe! Before beginning, gather the following materials:
-5 ml of neem oil
– 2 ml of liquid, organic soap
-1 Liter of distilled water
Now, when you have all your materials ready to go, you will first want to begin by pouring the water into the bottle first, followed by the neem oil and then the soap. Briefly shake the combination well and then, you’re finished! You will find, however, that this recipe does have a bit gentler ingredients, so, to keep the bugs away, for good measure, apply to spray directly to your skin and rub it in. It might also be a good idea to spray your clothes as well!