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Homemade Bug Spray

Prep Time 10 minutes


  • cup boiled water cooled (or distilled water)
  • ¼ cup  witch hazel
  • Essential oils - choose 3 or 4 of any of the following: lemongrass geranium, lavender, eucalyptus, citronella, rosemary,  peppermint, catnip, tea tree oil.  (I used the first 4 in mine)


  • Add the distilled water and witch hazel to the spray bottle.
  • Then add a total of 30 - 40 drops of essential oil
  • Shake well before each use.
  • Spray on clothes, shoes, socks.