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The Rosemary Insect Repellent

Effects of the Homemade Rosemary Insect Repellent

Rosemary essential oil belongs to the group of essential oils that repel bugs

Rosemary essential oil is a natural ingredient for homemade mosquito repellent

The mosquito repellent works well also on ticks and other bugs. It is a great help when spending a day outdoors.

The combination of rosemary and clove essential oils creates an interesting pleasant fragrance so you can simply skip your perfume for the day as your natural insect repellent will succesfuly substitute it.

Natural Ingredients

  • any edible oil (for example rapeseed oil) (20 ml)
  • rosmary essential oil (6 drops)
  • clove essential oil (3 drops)

How to Make the Homemade Insect Repellent

Clove essential oil is used as a natural ingredient for homemade mosquito repellent.

Clove essential oil belongs to the group of essential oils that repel bugs

Into 20 ml of any edible oil add 6 drops of rosemary essential oil and 3 drops of clove essential oil.

How to Use the DIY Repellent

Apply the insect repellent on inner sides of your wrists and around your ankles. And apply again after 4 or 5 hours if needed. Small roll-on container is perfect for this purpose.

Natural Skin Care Tips

You can substitute clove with citronella essential oil which is also an efficient natural insect repellent and works well on ants for example.

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