Insects bothering you? Try this natural repellant. Mosquitoes, ticks, wasps and flies don’t stand a chance when you use is on them!

Ingredients:

• An 8.4 Fl. oz. / 250 ml. spray bottle
• 1.7 Fl. oz. / 50 ml. pure alcohol (or even vodka)
• 4 Fl. oz. / 120 ml. water
• A mixture of 100% essential oils:
• 10 drops of lavender
• 10 drops of tea tree
• 5 drops of rosemary
• 5 drops of peppermint
• 5 drops of lemongrass
• 2 drops of vetiver
• 2 drops of patchouli
• 2 drops of geranium
• A handful of fresh basil leaves

Photoguide:

(Taken from My Herbs Issue 13, pp. 16-17)