Insect Repelling Essential Oil Blend

It’s springtime and the bugs are back. This mixture of oils will discourage insects from trespassing on your body.

These may be carried in a base of olive oil (6oz), beeswax or witch hazel (6oz).

Equal parts:

  • 20 drops Citronella (Ceylonese or Javanese)

  • 20 drops Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus citriodora)

  • 20 drops Lavender (Lavandula officinalis)

  • 20 drops Pennyroyal (Mentha pelugium)

  • 20 drops Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus)