Bug Spray

Prep Time

2 min


30 uses


1/2 cup witch hazel

1/2 cup apple cider vinegar

40 drops essential oil (eucalyptus, lemongrass, citronella, tea tree, or rosemary)

glass spray bottle


  1. Mix all ingredients in 8oz spray bottle
  2. Spray over all portions of the body but avoid repellent in eyes and mouth


Instead of using conventional recipes and showering your body in harmful chemicals, try this homemade bug spray recipe. In addition to keeping away bugs, it also helps kill bacteria and nourish your skin. And unlike conventional brands, it smells amazing. Try it today to keep the bugs away. Avoiding Zika virusConsumer Reports testing found Repel Lemon Eucalyptus repellent kept the mosquitoes that commonly carry Zika virus at bay for 7 hours. Consider making your own spray using lemon eucalyptus (just don’t use this on children 3 and younger.)