Natural Remedies for Pesky Mosquitos

With the warm weather upon us so are the pesky bugs and mosquitos. Instead of reaching for the over the counter bug repellant sprays try this natural remedy instead. After your first application you will throw out the nasty, chemical smelling sprays and use this natural mosquito repellant in its place.

Mosquito and Bug Repellant Spray

Natural Bug Repellant


5 drops of Lavender Essential Oil

5 drops of Citronella Essential Oil

3 to 4 tablespoons of organic vanilla extract

5 drops of Lemon Essential Oil


Add all the above ingredients into a spray bottle and add purified water to fill the bottle.

Shake the bottle until the entire mixture is blended well.

Spray on all exposed skin before going outdoors.

Now you can enjoy the wonderful warm weather without pesky bug bites.


About Dr. Daisy Sutherland (816 Posts)

Dr. Daisy Sutherland is a doctor, author, speaker, healthy living brand ambassador, wife & mom to 5 children. Dr. Daisy's mission is to ~ Help Busy Moms and Families achieve Happier and Healthier Lifestyles.

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  1. 1
    Mylene says:

    Hi! I’ll try it for sure, but can you tell me if I can use it on dogs too? :)

    Thank you

    • 1.1
      Dr. Daisy Sutherland says:

      Since they are all essential oils, I can’t see why you wouldn’t be able to use it on animals.

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