Natural Bug Spray

Safe and effective homemade bug spray.
Safe and effective homemade bug spray.

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.