All Natural Ways To Keep Bugs Away
Does it sometimes seem like your garden is being run by bugs, insects and Mosquitos? Does it make you want to reach for harmful bug repellents filled with chemicals and unknown ingredients. The risk of contaminating yourself and your loved ones, also the foods that you eat is very high and it’s strongly recommended to stay away from these types of repellents.
These natural repellents work just as good if not better than the chemical repellents in keeping your gardens, home and yourself free of such intruders.
Using plants that repel Mosquitos
Simply by planting these plants you will keep the bugs and insects away: Citronella, Lemon Balm, Catnip, Marigolds, Basil, Lavender, Peppermint, Garlic, Pennyroyal, Rosemary, Geranium.
Bug repellent salve
Making your own insect repellent salve for your trips is an easy task all you need is dries calendula, fresh rosemary, Olive or coconut oil, some catnip essential oil, some lavender essential oil and lemon essential oil drops. Bowl, simmer, strain all the ingredients mix in a little beeswax and you’ll have your home made insect repellent.
Lotion bars bug repellent
This bar is great for everyday use and if you know your going to be outside, it will keep the Mosquitos away. All you need is Coconut oil, Cocoa butter or Shea butter, grated bees wax, Vitamin E oil, some purification oil blend and Thieves oil blend. Simmer all the ingredients in a bowl, stir until melted then pore into molds, let it cool and you’ll have your lotion bars in no time
Homemade insect repellent spray
Why use scary chemically induced sprays on your body when you can easily make your own at home with some water and the use of various essential oils such as lemon, peppermint, citronella oil. Just mix well and use an empty spray bottle to spray yourself and your love ones.