DIY

Herbal Mosquito Repellent

Makes about 8 oz.

Ingredients

  • 4oz. organic catnip leaf extract, or make your own tincture

  • 4oz. organic witch hazel extract

  • 20 drops organic Atlas cedarwood essential oil

  • 20 drops organic lemon eucalyptus essential oil

  • 20 drops organic lavender essential oil

  • 20 drops organic rosemary essential oil

  • 10 drops organic lemongrass essential oil

  • 10 drops organic lemon essential oil

Directions

  1. Pour both catnip extract and witch hazel extract into an 8 oz. bottle.

  2. Slowly drip the essential oils into the bottle.

  3. Cap the bottle and shake vigorously to combine.

  4. Store in the refrigerator with tight-fitting lid. Mixture will be shelf-stable for up to a year when stored properly.

To Use

  1. Replace the lid with optional mister cap or shake bottle and pour some into a smaller spray bottle that you can take with you for day trips. Return remainder to refrigerator.


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