Homemade Mosquito Repellent that works!

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I love sitting outside by the pool during the Summer, but always get eaten up by Mosquitoes until we tried this Homemade Mosquito Repellent. Mosquitoes seem to love me and make going outside such a pain and a constant battle. I hate using store bought sprays or candles not knowing what chemicals i’m breathing in or spraying on my skin. This is a safe way to keep those pesty little guys away and it really works!

Homemade Mosquito Repellent that works!

Bug repellent sprays only work to a certain extent, and citronella candles only release their scent within a very small radius.

Homemade Mosquito Repellent that works!

Homemade Mosquito Repellent

1-2 lemon wedges

1-2 lime wedges

A few sprigs of rosemary


8-10 drops of lemon eucalyptus oil

Floating tea candles

Homemade Mosquito Repellent that works!

All you have to do is add the lemon slices, lime slices, and rosemary to a small glass. Add in the lemon eucalyptus oil, then fill the jar with water. Place the floating tea candle on top of the water. When you light the candle, the solution will become extremely pungent and does a great job of keeping mosquitoes at away. Also keeping you from breathing in chemicals from store bought candles.

Homemade Mosquito Repellent that works!

You can also add cloves in Lemons and Limes to keep Bees, Mosquitoes, Wasps, and Flies away. It’s so simple and really works!

Homemade Mosquito Repellent that works!

You can place the Homemade Mosquito Repellent solution in decorative jars around your front porch and backyard to enjoy your outdoor spaces in peace this Summer.

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12 comments on “Homemade Mosquito Repellent that works!”

  1. Aloysius Ntambi

    Thanks always for sharing your simple and helpful gardening ideas and how to use herbs as natural remedies for some health problems.

    1. I found if you place a large brown paper sack, by tying a string around twisted opening and hang outside the carpenter bees will think it is a wasp hive and leave. It really works. Thee are commercial hives you can buy with wasp scent that do an even better job.

    1. Washing up liquid and warm water rinse works well to wash them off and keep them at bay.
      Use SOFT paint brush to apply and get into cracks.
      I kept cacti for years and it always worked.