Homemade Bug Spray

This bug repellent will help repel gnats, mosuitoes, and ticks.

Makes 4 oz

  • 2 oz Distilled Water
  • 1.5 oz Witch Hazel
  • 30 Drops TerraShield Essential Oil
  • 25 Drops Peppermint Essential Oil
  • 15 Drops Tea Tree Essential Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Jojoba Oil* (optional, if you add this, add only 1 ounce of witch hazel)

In 4 oz dark glass spray bottle fill with water, add the witch hazel and essential oils.  Shake well.

Application:  Spray onto exposed skin and/or clothing, avoiding eyes.  Reapply every 2 hours, or as needed. 

Storage:  Store tightly sealed roller bottle in a cool, dark place for up to 12 months.
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