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You can easily create your own bug-repellent by mixing a few ingredients that are very affordable and easy to find, also, you can easily customize it to your liking.
40 drops of essential oils
You can use any of these oils if you have them in hand, you can mix them and portion them to your liking: Citronella, Clove, Lemongrass, Rosemary, Tea Tree, Cajeput, Eucalyptus, Cedar, Catnip, Geranium, Lavender, Peppermint.
Find essential oils here.
½ cup apple cider vinegar
If you are sensitive you can always use water.
½ cup witch hazel extract.
Witch hazel extract contains chemicals called tannins. When applied directly to the skin, witch hazel might help reduce swelling, help repair broken skin, and fight bacteria.
A spray-bottle or a dispensing bottle.
You can choose what you like the most.
Mix all the ingredients until well-combined
Then pour into a spray bottle.
Apply to clothes, skin, and accessories.
Avoid spraying in the eyes or mouth. If serious symptoms ever occur, like a fever, rash, or body aches, see your doctor or any dermatologist immediately.
For after bug bite our recommendation is:
– Doubles as a bug-repellent.
– Safe for babies and children.
– Works on all bites.