You can quickly and easily make your own Natural Mosquito repellent or spray with essential oils. Essential Oils are a safe and non-toxic alternative to the harmful chemicals and additives found in store bought products.
Why is it Important to use a Natural Mosquito Repellent?
Unfortunately mosquitoes are just pesky little creatures that annoy us, they also carry viruses and diseases, so it is important to try to use something to deter them and prevent biting. But if one does get a mosquito bite then essential oils can help there as well!
What Essential Oils do I use as a Natural Mosquito Repellent?
These oils work the best for repelling mosquitoes:
• Lavender Essential Oil
• Lemon Essential Oil
• Lemongrass Essential Oil
• Peppermint Essential Oil
• Basil Essential Oil
• Geranium Essential Oil
• Clove Essential Oil
• Thyme Essential Oil
• Idaho Tansy Essential Oil
• Purification Essential Oil
• Dorado Azul Essential Oil
• Blue Cypress Essential Oil
• Eucalyptus globulus Essential Oil
• Eucalyptus radiata Essential Oil
As you can see there are quite a few essential oils that repel mosquitos! If you do not want to make a spray, you can simply add 3-5 drops of one of the essential oils listed above [or a combination] to about a teaspoon of a base oil such as coconut, V-6 or jojoba oil. And place it on exposed skin. As a note, please also remember to review the safety and dilution instructions for the individual oils as well.