BUGG OFF!

Survive the upcoming spring and summer months bug bite-free. Insects can be such a pain, mosquitos, ants, you get the picture. As a vegan is it ok to squash these little buggers? Some say yes some say no, it's hard to know what's what? So we decided to put together some vegan friendly insect repellents that hopefully can help keep the pestsaway all together thanks to these home made remedies. Essential oils are a great alternative to chemical filled insect repellents. Creating your own natural mosquito or bug spray with oils is less expensive than buying brand name products and you have full control over the ingredients. Let these simple recipes made of natural and vegan essential oils be your protecta

 

EUCALYPTUS LEMON REPELLENT

5 Drops lemon essential oil

10 Drops eucalyptus essential oil

10 Drops citronella essential oil

 2 Cups of water

 

BASIL LEMON REPELLENT

 

5 Drops lemon essential oil

10 Drops basil essential oil

10 Drops citronella essential oil

 2 Cups of water

 

PEPPERMINT LAVENDER REPELLENT

2 Cups water

20 Drops lemon grass essential oil

5 Drops lavender essential oil

5 Drops peppermint essential oil

20 Drops citronella essential oil

 

 VANILLA LAVENDER REPELLENT

 

20 Drops lavender essential oil

20 Drops vanilla essential oil

10 Drops lemon essential oil

 2 Cups water

 

  ROSEMARY LEMON REPELLENT

 

20 Drops rosemary essential oil

10 Drops lemon essential oil

 2 Cups water

 

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Words written by Mallory Maupin