The humidity this summer seems to have brought out more mosquitoes and other bugs than in years past. This simple Natural Bug Repellent will help you enjoy those long summer days and relaxing summer nights!

CDC Zinka

The Zinka Virus is spread through mosquitoes.


Distilled Water

Natural Witch Hazel

12 drops Lavender Essential Oil

15 drops Citronella Essential Oil

15 drops Lemongrass Essential Oil


Fill a spray bottle about half full with the distilled water. Add in the witch hazel to almost the top, leaving room for your oils. Add in your oils. Shake well before each use.

Other effective oils you could try are Clove, Eucalyptus, Rosemary, and Tea Tree Essential Oils.

© Therapeutic Thymes, 2016