Keep the bugs away this summer

Keep the bugs away this summer

Essential oils serve so many purposes and have for many years. 
Did you know that some natural essential oils can help repel bugs? 
Some known bug repellent essential oils are peppermint, lemongrass, lavender, tea tree and cedarwood. 

Try this DIY recipe for a bug repellant spray this summer! 

  1. add a few drops of each essential oil peppermint, lemongrass, lavender, tea tree, cedarwood
  2. dilute the essential oil with some witch hazel or water
  3. pour into a spray bottle and use on surfaces or areas to help repel bugs 

You can adjust this recipe by adding or taking out certain essential oils.  

I love natural insect repellants without the harsh chemicals for my family! We have used this recipe for a couple of years and absolutely love it. It works wonders - try for yourself! 


Other ways to keep bugs away this summer with Essential Oils! 

Spray peppermint or citrus essential oils down and around your kitchen sink, trashcan, etc... to help repel ants 

Try clove oil and citronella to repel mosquitos! 

I hope you find this blog as a way to help practice natural healing 

xo Sarah 

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