The summer season is a great time to be outdoors. Whether you prefer camping out near the lake or the beach, spending your summer soaking up in nature is relaxing and fun at the same time. However, one thing can come between you and a great summer trip –mosquitoes.

It is during the warmer seasons of the year that these pesky insects also come out and bring all sorts of discomfort to us. From simple itches and scratches, to serious allergies and diseases, mosquitoes are a threat to our health. However,

one way to keep yourself safe from mosquitoes is by using mosquito repellent.

And what better product to use than ones with organic ingredients which you can make at home? This video will show you exactly what you need and how you can prepare your own mosquito repellent.

What You Need

Mosquitoes can be repelled easily by using essential plant oils which are known to be natural insecticides. Essential oils from lemongrass, eucalyptus, cedar wood, and lavender are perfect ingredients for your natural mosquito repellent or organic mosquito repellent. Other things you will also need are a bottle of which hazel, a measuring cup, measuring spoon, and a spray bottle to keep your mosquito repellent in.

Preparation

First Aid Essential Oil Set- 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade Oils- 14/ 10 ml of Lavender, Lemon, Peppermint, Tea Tree, Oregano, Frankincense, Ginger, Eucalyptus, Birch, Palmarosa, Wintergreen, Stress Relief, Breathe Easier and Four Thieves

First Aid Essential Oil Set- 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade Oils

Take all your essential oils and mix half a teaspoon of each into the spray bottle. After putting in half a teaspoon of your oils in the bottle, mix them thoroughly by shaking the spray bottle carefully to avoid spilling the contents. Then, measure four ounces of witch hazel into the spray bottle. Tightly seal the bottle with the spray cap, and shake it briskly for the liquids to mix properly. Viola! You have made yourself an organic mosquito repellent!

Application

Now that you have made your own mosquito repellent, you can use it by spraying it on your arms, nape, feet and legs or any exposed skin. Also, keep the mixture away from your eyes.

The summer season is a great time to be outdoors. Whether you prefer camping out near the lake or the beach, spending your summer soaking up in nature is relaxing and fun at the same time. However, one thing can come between you and a great summer trip –mosquitoes.
It is during the warmer seasons of the year that these pesky insects also come out and bring all sorts of discomfort to us. From simple itches and scratches, to serious allergies and diseases, mosquitoes are a threat to our health.

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