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Homemade Natural Bug Repellent Recipes

Published on March 21st 2015 by under DIY

Just try out the following natural recipes to keep the buggers at bay, naturally. We confirm you that all the recipes and procedures that we have got for you are all natural and safe, devoid of harsh chemicals or insecticides. All the best and most effective recipes to kill the insects naturally. Just fill your spray bottle and attack!!!

Homemade Bug Repellent

Homemade Bug Repellent

Homemade Natural Bug Repellent

Homemade Natural Bug Repellent

Natural Bug Repellent

Natural Bug Repellent

Easy Bug Repellent (with blended essential oils)

Ingredients

  • Lemon eucalyptus essential oil – 55 drops
  • Lavender essential oil – 15 drops
  • Rosemary essential oil – 15 drops
  • Cedar wood essential oil – 15 drops
  • Carrier liquid
Bug Repellent with Blended Essential Oils

Bug Repellent with Blended Essential Oils

How to make

Take a 3-4 oz. spray bottle and pour the carrier liquid into this. Now add all the essential oils and shake well thoroughly. Don’t forget to shake the liquid before every use.

Tips

  1. For the most effective result use it once every 3-4 hours.
  2. Not recommended to be used for children below 3.
  3. Better if your container is dark. It is advisable to store essential oils in a cool and dark place.

Simple All-Natural Bug Repellent

Ingredients

  • Vodka – 2½ tbsp
  • Neem oil – 2 tbsp
  • Carrier liquid
  • Essential oils (citronella, tea tree, peppermint, lemon, etc.) – 100 drops

How to make

Add all the ingredients in a spray bottle and mix together.

DIY Bug Repellent (for bed bugs and stink bugs)

Ingredients

  • Tea Tree Oil – 20 drops
  • Lavender Oil – 20 drops
  • Vegetable Glycerin (this would help the liquid to stick to the surface) – 1 tbsp
  • Water – 3 oz.
DIY Bed Bugs and Stink Bugs Repellent

DIY Bed Bugs and Stink Bugs Repellent

How to make

With the tea tree and lavender oils acting miraculously on bed bugs, simple pour the above ingredients in a spray bottle, shake well and attack!

Homemade Bug Repellent (for babies and kids)

You can use extracts (oils) of the plants belonging to the mint family (peppermint, spearmint, lemongrass, citronella etc.), or basil and neem. Rest are all same. Although these plants have properties that are safe for children, yet when you use the essential oils, it is always wise to test it first on your baby/kid before using them.

Quick Bed Bug Repellent Spray

Ingredients

  • Lavender essential oil – 4 drops
  • Water – 4 oz.
Bed Buag Repellent Spray

Bed Buag Repellent Spray

How to make

As mentioned, mix both the above liquids in a spray bottle and you are ready.

Homemade DIY Vinegar Spray (for fly)

Ingredients

  • Raw apple cider vinegar – 1 quart
  • Melaleuca essential oil – 40 drops
  • Clove oil – 40 drops
  • Witch hazel – 2-4 oz.
Homemade DIY Vinegar Spray for Fly

Homemade DIY Vinegar Spray for Fly

How to make

Add all together in a spray bottle and spray lavishly.

DIY Homemade Insect Repellent

Ingredients

  • Alcohol – 1 tbsp
  • Witch hazel – 1 tbsp
  • Jojoba, almond, or olive oil – 2 tbsp
  • Bergamot – 20 drops
  • Cypress oil – 20 drops
  • Peppermint oil – 20 drops
DIY Homemade Insect Repellent

DIY Homemade Insect Repellent

How to make

In the same way, mix all the above ingredients in a spray bottle. Shake thoroughly and spray all around the corners of you house (both indoors and outdoors). Avoid spraying close to your eyes.

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