This is a wonderful alternative to commercial insect repellents which contain DEET. DEET can cause skin rashes, lethargy, muscle spasms, nausea and irritability.
1/2 ounce citronella oil
1/4 ounce lavender oil
1/8 ounce pennyroyal oil
1/8 ounce eucalyptus oil
1/8 ounce tea tree oil
1/8 ounce jojoba oil
Do not use this blend undiluted on your skin. Follow these instructions for diluting:
Insect Repellent Oil : (for use on the body)
Add 16 ounces of jojoba or almond oil to the base oil mixture and blend thoroughly.
Insect Repellent Spray:
Add 16 ounces of vodka to the base oil mixture, pour into a spray bottle, and shake before using.