- 10-25 drops essential oil of choice
- 1 Tbsp canola oil (30 mL)
- Mix ingredients in a spray bottle or container. The bug repellant can be sprayed on or applied as lotion.
Science notes: Canola oil and essential oils can be used as bug repellant, because they have aromas bugs dislike. The best essential oils to use to repel mosquitos and flies are: lemon grass oil, lavender oil, eucalyptus oil and peppermint oil.
Enjoy the outdoors without all the pesky mosquitos and flies with your very own homemade Bug Repellant! Choose an essential oil with the scent you love and moisturize your skin with canola oil while repelling bad bugs! A practical craft for mom, dad and the kids!