Homemade Mosquito Spray: Trekking and traveling are becoming common and so are the itchy mosquito bites. Mosquito-borne diseases, common bacterial, and viral infections are increasing day by day. 

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Not only in traveling, but you can also be infected by these tiny mosquitoes at your home. Usually, mosquitoes are not active in the morning. This is because they cannot withstand the rays of the Sun. However, it is a different scenario in the evening. 

In this article, we will describe 15 ways to get rid of these mosquitoes. So if you are interested to make your own mosquito spray without any harm then read the article till the end.

15 Ways To Homemade Mosquito Spray

Below are given 15 remedies for homemade mosquito repellent:

Lemon Eucalyptus Oil

For this repellent, you will need:

  • 10 ml of lemon eucalyptus oil
  • 90 ml of any carrier oil i.e. olive or coconut oil

Lemon Eucalyptus Oil

First take a bottle and add 10 ml of lemon eucalyptus oil into it. After that add 90 ml of any carrier oil to the lemon eucalyptus oil and mix properly. Now apply this mixture to the affected area. Use this mixture multiple times, especially when you are outside.

Peppermint And Coconut Oil

For this recipe, you will require:

  • 12 drops of peppermint oil
  • 30 ml of coconut oil

Peppermint And Coconut Oil

First, add peppermint oil and coconut oil in a bottle and mix properly. Your mixture is ready and you can apply this directly to your hands and legs.

Coconut And Neem Oil

For this you will need:

  • 10 drops of neem oil
  • 30 ml of coconut oil

Coconut And Neem Oil

Begin with adding neem oil to the coconut oil. Mix the ingredients properly and apply this directly to the exposed areas of your skin.

Apple Cider Vinegar With essential Oils

You will need:

  • 50 ml of apple cider vinegar
  • 50 ml of water
  • 10-12 drops of essential oil i.e clove, citronella or eucalyptus oil

Apple Cider Vinegar With essential Oils

First, add apple cider vinegar and then add water in equal to proportions in it. Next, add a few drops of any essential oil and mix it properly. Apply this mixture on your body before going outside.

Tea Tree Oil And Coconut Oil

You will require:

  • 10 drops of tea tree oil
  • 30 ml of coconut oil

Tea Tree Oil And Coconut Oil

For this, mix tea tree oil along with coconut oil and shake well. Apply this mixture directly to the exposed area of your body. You can use this solution two to three times before you go outside.

Citronella Oil And Alcohol

The ingredients are:

  • 10 ml of alcohol
  • 10 drops of citronella oil
  • 90 ml of water

Citronella Oil And Alcohol

Mix water and alcohol in equal proportions. Then add citronella oil in it and mix properly. Apply it using a spray bottle on the exposed area of your body. You must re-apply two to three times daily before you go outside.

Cinnamon Oil Homemade Mosquito Spray

The ingredients are:

  • 10 drops of cinnamon oil
  • 30-40 ml of water

Cinnamon Oil Homemade Mosquito Spray

Mix the water with Cinnamon oil and shake properly. Using a spray bottle applied on your skin before you head out.

Lemon Juice, Lavender Oil And Vanilla

The ingredients are:

  • 10-12 drops of lavender oil
  • 3-4 tablespoons of vanilla extract
  • 3-4 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 1-2 cups of water

Lemon Juice, Lavender Oil And Vanilla

First, add lavender oil and vanilla extract along with lemon juice in a bottle. After that, add this mixture to two cups of water to this solution and spray it on your body. Apply this mixture two to three times daily if you are living in a mosquito prone area.

Lemongrass And Rosemary Essential Oil

The ingredients are:

  • 10 drops of rosemary essential oil
  • 10 drops of lemongrass essential oil
  • 60 ml of any carrier oil 

Lemongrass And Rosemary Essential Oil

Mix the career oil with essential oils and shake the ingredients properly. After that apply this picture directly to the skin.

Mouthwash And Epsom Salt Yard Spray

You will need:

  • A large bottle of mouthwash 
  • 3 cups of Epsom salt
  • 12 oz can of beer (optional)

Mouthwash And Epsom Salt Yard Spray

Take a bottle of mouthwash and add Epsom salt into it.  Mix it properly until the salt dissolves. Moreover, you can add 12 pounds of beer to it if you want additional benefits. Spray this solution all around your home. You can use this twice a week around or outside your home.

Baking Soda With Vinegar

The ingredients are:

  • 1 cup of vinegar
  • 1/4 cup of baking soda

Baking Soda With Vinegar

First take an Empty bottle and using a knife cut it into half.  After that take the bottom part and add baking soda in it. Next, take the top part and invert it so that it looks familiar to a funnel.

Pour the vinegar into this and place it outside your room. You can use this mosquito repellent whenever there is an increased number of mosquitoes in your house.

Rubbing Alcohol Homemade Mosquito Spray

You will need:

  • 10 drops of any essential oil
  • 30 ml of water
  • 1 tablespoon of alcohol

Rubbing Alcohol Homemade Mosquito Spray

First, mix the essential oil with rubbing alcohol and then add water into it. Next, pour the solution into a spray bottle and mix properly. Now spray the solution on the exposed area of your body.

Garlic Homemade Mosquito Spray

You will require:

  • 5-6 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon of mineral oil
  • 1 teaspoon of lime juice
  • 2 cups of water

Garlic Homemade Mosquito Spray

First, mince garlic cloves and then add a tablespoon of Mineral oil today. Let it soak overnight and then strain the garlic.

Next, collect the influenced oil and then add lemon juice and water to it. Using a bottle, spray on plants around your house. You can also use this homemade mosquito spray on your body 2 to 3 times daily.

Cloves With Lime

You will need:

  • 10-12 cloves
  • 1 lemon

Cloves With Lime

Start by cutting a lemon into half. Now insert the cloves into each half of the lemon.  Spray this solution in your home or wherever the mosquitoes are in numbers. 

Thyme Oil Homemade Mosquito Spray

The ingredients are:

  • 5 drops thyme oil
  • 2 ounces of water

Begin by adding 5 drops of thyme oil in two ounces of water. Mix the solution well and apply this homemade mosquito spray on your legs and arms.

Thyme Oil Homemade Mosquito Spray

These are some of the best mosquito repellents. It is always recommended to take advice from a doctor before using essential oils. Especially when you are using them on children or if you have a medical condition.

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