The seasons are changing. Spring is here and Summer is right around the corner. The Great Mother is returning to life from her slumber. This process is being sped up by global warming but despite this, with her new found incitement mother will be giving life. In this imparting The Great Mother brings with her all her children. She returns the Trees, Birds, Flowers and yes, Insects.
Though small these cousins of ours make a big impact. Some bite, some itch and some can make us sick. Though these little and sometimes not so little buggers can be pests, they are important to our ecosystem. How we depend our bodies and homes from these insects is as important for us as it is for the arachnid and arthropods we encounter. This all natural bug repellent will keep you protected from ALL BUGS without poisoning yourself, the environment and even our creepy, crawly pals.
This mix can be used in your home and on your body. You can even add this mixture to you moisturizers.
The Container: You will need a spray bottle. Fill the bottle 3/4 of the way with water.
Essential Oils: Add 5-10 drops of each of these essential oils to your mixture;
Lavender Oil: This oil has been used for centuries to repel moths, fleas, flies, mosquitoes and yes, bed bugs! It also repels scorpions.
Eucalyptus Oil: This bio-pesticide repels bugs and doubles as an antiseptic for bites.
Tea Tree Oil: Tea Tree is a repellent that also repels lice.
SHAKE WELL BEFORE EVERY USE
Like all my recipes add whatever other oils you love to add aroma or additional protection. Add Coconut Oil to your body mixture for SPF protection and to your house mixture to polish wood furniture!
I’ve used this mixture during camping in areas close to water and didn’t get a single bite. Add these oils to your favorite moisturizer for additional protection.