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3 Ways to Make Natural Insect Repellent – wikiHow


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This article was co-authored by Ritu Thakur, MA. Ritu Thakur is a healthcare consultant in Delhi, India, with over 10 years of experience in Ayurveda, Naturopathy, Yoga, and Holistic Care. She received her Bachelor Degree in Medicine (BAMS) in 2009 from BU University, Bhopal followed by her Master’s in Health Care in 2011 from Apollo Institute of Health Care Management, Hyderabad. This article has been viewed 125,426 times.

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To make natural insect repellent, start by blending 1 part oil of lemon eucalyptus with 10 parts witch hazel and applying it directly to the skin. Additionally, you can put small amounts of pure citronella oil on your forearms for up to 2 hours of protection. For a lavender insect repellent, mix 10-25 drops of the essential oil with a few tablespoons of olive oil, and dab it on your skin. You can also combine 15 drops of lavender oil, a few tablespoons of vanilla extract, ¼ cup lemon juice, and distilled water in a spray bottle, and spritz it on exposed skin. To learn how to use dish washing liquid as a spider repellent, keep reading!

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