Written by Melanie Kozlan, Four Green Steps
Tuesday, 22 May 2012 00:00
DIY Mosquito Repellents & Natural Remedies for Bites
If mosquito bites are jeopardizing your perfect summer here are some simple ways to make your own natural insect repellent and to take care of the itchy mosquito bites that are driving you crazy.
DIY Mosquito Repellent:
- Essential Oil (citronella, thyme or lavender)
- Vegetable Oil
Combine 2 Tbsp of vegetable oil with 10-15 drops of essential oil.
Need to get rid of a mosquito bite? Try rubbing one of the following to the affected area:
- Salt (wet the bite first with warm water)
- A freshly cut onion (Onions are known to absorb bacteria and odors)
- Apple Cider Vinegar
- Tea Tree Oil
- Aloe Vera
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