Citronella wax candles are a great way to make a natural mosquito repellent. They can work as a great gift for neighbors and friends to take to outdoor events too.
Instead of using harsh chemicals, make your own natural bug repellent. It’s much better for your body and will still do a great job.
Use some rosemary when you barbecue as a mosquito repellent. Just throw it on the grill and it will keep the mosquitos away while also giving a nice flavor to your food.
Another great choice for a mosquito repelling plant is lemon balm. The best part is, it’s even an easy plant for beginning gardeners to grow!
Add two drops of lavendar oil to two tablespoons of vegetable oil (like olive oil) and rub it onto your skin. Not only will you smell beautiful, but it will stop mosquitoes from landing on you!
Apple cider vinegar can be used to make a drink that will stop mosquitos from biting you. Add one or two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar to 16oz of water and drink it. If it’s too biter for you just add a tablespoon of honey.
This picture shows some instructions you can use to make your own mosquito trap. The mosquitos will be attracted to the contents in the bottle and be stuck inside.
Although this recipe for mosquito intense requires a lot of ingredients, it will last you a long time. It uses natural ingredients that will give off a scent that keeps the mosquitos away.
Garlic can also work as a repellent if you eat a lot of it! If you consume a lot of garlic, the garlic oil will be released from your pores. This garlic oil acts almost like a barrier between your skin and the mosquitoes.
This citronella candle is different from the wax candles because it uses citronella lighter fluid as the base. It’s super easy to make and works really well!