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Ward off mosquito bites with essential oils

The mosquito is the most annoying insect you can imagine. It doesn’t matter where we go, they just won’t leave us alone! The problem with this pesky creature and their bites is that Texas has such an ideal climate for them – which starts in early spring all way to fall. It’s no wonder people are desperate to find ways to get rid of these pests! You may be surprised to know essential oils are one of the best mosquito repellents.


For an effective mosquito repellent that’s nontoxic and kid safe and effective try these easy at-home solutions!


DIY candle for outside:

  • Mason Jar
  • 5 drops of eucalyptus essential oil
  • 10 drops of Citronella essential oil
  • Add a small tea light candle to float in the water


All-purpose spray, safe for skin and clothes:

  • 16 oz spray bottle
  • 15 drops of Lemongrass essential oil
  • 15 drops of Citronella essential oil
  • 10 drops of Lavender essential oil
  • Fill ½ with Witch Hazel and the rest with water
  • Shake before each use


We hope that this helps and is effective for you and your loved ones!

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