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Easy DIY Bug Spray

A natural outdoor spray that works! Repel mosquiotos and ticks with this combination of witch hazel and essential oils.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 bottle


  • 1/8 cup witch hazel
  • 1/8 cup filtered water
  • 1 shot vodka
  • 1 tsp neem oil
  • 10 drops lavender essential oil
  • 10 drops peppermint essential oil
  • 10 drops eucalyptus essential oil
  • 12 drops geranium essential oil
  • 12 drops cedarwood essential oil
  • 12 drops lemongrass essential oil
  • 10 drops citronella essential oil optional


  1. In a four-ounce glass or tin spray bottle add all ingredients.

  2. Secure lid and shake to mix

Recipe Notes

Don't want to make your own? Grab the natural bug spray from Primally Pure. Similar ingredients but a done for you approach.