Can you use essential oils to repel insects? You can! I made the switch last summer during the heart of Mosquito season and it worked really well for us all summer long. There are a variety of oils to use based on which insect you want to repel.
Can you use essential oils to repel insects?
Ants: Lemongrass, Peppermint, Rosemary, Eucalyptus, Lemon, Orange
Beetles: Peppermint, Thyme
Chiggers: Lavender, Lemongrass, Thyme
Fleas: Lavender, Lemongrass, Peppermint
Gnats: Clove, Eucalyptus, Basil, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Melaleuca, Peppermint, Orange
Mosquitoes: Clove, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Lemongrass, Basil, Geranium, Melaleuca, Peppermint, Thyme, Orange
Moths: Clove, Lavender, Lemon, Peppermint
Plant Lice: Peppermint
Ticks: Lavender, Lemongrass, Thyme
Black Widow: Oregano
I hope this helps you this summer! It is our go-to for all-natural insect repellant.
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