DIY: All Natural Insect Repellent


If you’re heading outdoors this summer, whether that be to picnics, weddings, sporting events, outdoor concerts, gardening … or just to the park, make your own DIY All Natural Bug Spray and repel mosquitoes and pests naturally with the power of essential oils.

RELATED: 8 Natural Mosquito Repellent Plants Aid Zika Concerns


DIY All-Natural Bug Spray

• All Natural Witch Hazel

• Water

• 15 Drops Citronella Essential Oil

• 10 Drops Lavender Essential Oil

• 15 Drops Rosemary Essential Oil

• 8-ounce Spray Bottle


Other essential oils that work well are cedarwood, clove, lemongrass, tea tree, and mint.

More resources for DIY All Natural Insect Repellents

1. DIY Mosquito Repellent from Lexie’s Kitchen

2. Five Homemade Mosquito Repellent Recipes from Survival at Home

3. 15+ Tips & Recipes for Repelling Mosquitoes from Accidentally Green

All-Purpose Homemade Insect Repellents:

4. Natural Insect Repellent for Camping from Green Boot Living.

5. Bug-Be-Gone Balm from Smithspirations

6. Homemade Insect Repellent Spray from DIY Natural

7. DIY Bug Repellent Oil from Growing Up Herbal

8. All Natural Homemade Insect Repellent from Thank Your Body

9. Indoor/Outdoor All-Around Bug Spray from Your Thriving Family

10. DIY Marigold Insect Spray from Deep Roots at Home

11. Healthy Bug Spray (That Really Works!) from Scratch Mommy

12. Dried Lavender Insect Repellent from WikiHow

Pin It

If you're heading outdoor this summer, repel pests and mosquitoes naturally with the power of essential oils. 12 Recipes for insect repellents.

Written by 

Stephanie Wilson is an author, blogger, publisher, and former television news writer and producer. She lives in the Puget Sound area with her family.

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.