It’s summer! Time for outdoor play, camping and long hikes in nature. But what about those bugs? Here’s a simple homemade solution!
What you’ll need:
- 1 cup witch hazel
- 1 cup apple cider vinegar or white vinegar
- 40 drops essential oils (eucalyptus, lemongrass, rosemary, citronella, tea tree or a blend called Terrashield)
- Glass spray bottle
Mix all ingredients in spray bottle.
Spray over the body, avoiding the eyes and mouth.
Reapply every four hours.
Note: Oils that tend to work well for tick repellent include peppermint, citrus, and eucalyptus.