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6 Natural DIY Sprays That Repel Most Common Insects

You do not want to be “eaten” by bugs this year, but you are not “quite sure” what preparations you should use? Listen to our advice and make your own bug repellant. There are simple, natural solutions for you. You will repel bugs naturally by using the following mixture:  max 20 drops of essential oil mixed with one cup of lemon seed oil, and half a cup of distilled water.

The type of essential oil you should choose depends on which bug you want to repel. We will show you a few options for insects that are most common in spring and summer.

DIY Bug Repellant Spray

Ants

In order to prevent the nesting of the ants, you should use mint essential oil or essential oil of lemongrass you can also mix both of them 5 drops each, and treat the area around the windows, doors and in the kitchen.

Flies

To repel the aggressive black flies you should mix cinnamon essential oil and turmeric oil sprinkle a little bit on the clothes or exposed parts of the skin.

Cockroaches

If you have problems with cockroaches, you should use lime essential oil. Mix 20 drops of lime essential oil with one cup of lemon seed oil and spray on the surface where you suspect cockroaches hide.

Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are a plague against which we always looking for help. A winning combination includes 10 drops of thyme and 10 drops of catnip essential oil. Another great combination against mosquitoes is 15 drops of lavender essential oil, 3 to 4 spoons of vanilla extract,  and 4 to 5 tablespoons pure lemon juice. Mix everything, place in a spray bottle and fill the rest with water. Spray generously on your skin.

Ticks

To repel you should use the combination of lemon and eucalyptus essential oil. Use 10 drops of each essential oil and mix it well in a spray bottle. Apply on your skin before you go out on areas where ticks are common. Reapply the mixture every hour to make sure you are protected.

Fleas

To repeal fleas you can use mixture eucalyptus and tea tree oil. Add 10 drops of each essential oil in a spray bottle and fill the rest with water. Spray generously on your feet and ankles as well as on carpets and baseboard where fleas most probably hide.

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Reference: Natural Homemade Mosquito/Insect/Bug Repellent
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