Here is a great recipe for a Homemade Mosquito Repellent. I love that it is all natural with no chemicals at all! It will give me a piece of mind in knowing that it will help my family and I stay safe while enjoying the outdoors. It is very simple to make with only 4 ingredients and 1 spray bottle! We use this on the soccer field, at the pool or just hanging outside in the evenings. It works really well! Best of all I don’t feel that I have to bathe my son before bedtime because of using chemicals.
- 15 drops of Lavender Essential Oil
- 10 drops Citronella Oil
- 5 drops lemon oil
- (or use use 30 drops of doTERRA TerraShield® Blend)
- Distilled Water
- Mix all of the above ingredients in a spray bottle and fill the rest up with water.
- Spray away and spray often!
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TerraShield® Essential Oil Blend – Outdoor Blend
TerraShield® is an all-natural formula of lemon eucalyptus, citronella, lemongrass, and a proprietary blend of 12 other therapeutic-grade essential oils blended in a base of pure fractionated coconut oil. A primary function of essential oils in plants is protecting against insects and other predators. Unlike other products that contain synthetic and toxic chemicals, TerraShield is a natural approach to managing exposure to biting insects. TerraShield’s fresh, light citrus smell is wonderfully invigorating and can be used safely by everyone in the family. One application provides coverage that lasts up to 6 hours.
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