Friday, August 16, 2013

Bug Repellent

Buzz Away is our favorite commercially sold bug repellent. It works great and smells great too.  But I do like to make my own products when the process is simple and the cost is our favor.

Insect Repellent -
Wash out an old spray bottle that holds at least 6 oz
Fill almost to the top with Witch Hazel
Add about 1 tbsp of Aloe gel
Add bug repellent essential oils - I added about 10 drops of the citronella and 6 drops each of peppermint, tea tree, and lemongrass  to mine.
Shake bottle before each use - spray onto exposed skin

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