Safe Bug Spray Recipe

I love natural remedies like these.

Nature Based Living

image-450w-465719033 copyI don’t know about you but mosquitoes absolutely love my children and I! During the hot summer months, I truly cannot go outside without getting bitten at least once. It’s incredibly frustrating and what’s more frustrating is not having many good options to combat this problem. I have always disliked putting typical deet bug spray on my skin even before I was genuinely conscious about what products I used. Long story short, I decided to do a little research and create my own home spray that is safe and effective.

lemon-balm-785195_960_720.jpg Lemon Balm

Herbs You Can Use: 

Catnip, Lemon Balm, Lemon Grass, Sage, Lavender, Peppermint, Thyme, Citronella, Rosemary or Basil. (Proven to have a scent that deters mosquitoes.) There are others but these are my personal favorites due to having more rare adverse reactions. Tea Tree and Neem oil are two well known examples that have been known to cause skin…

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