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Your DIY Summer Survival Guide

Your DIY Summer Survival Guide

 Plants can’t run away from bugs, so they make their own repellent.

We can too.

They say it's going to be a buggy summer this year, here's your natural cheatsheet for enjoying the outdoors without getting eaten alive! 

1 bottle of essential oil will make ~ 12 batches of Outdoor Spray!

DIY Outdoor Spray

  1. Place 25 drops total essential oil into a 50 ml Spray Bottle.
  2. Add a small squirt of natural, unscented soap (to help oil & water mix) and fill the bottle with distilled water or Peppermint Hydrosol.
  3. Shake well & enjoy your outdoor adventures, minus the bugs!

Or, let us make it for you!

For Mosquitos, pick up our Mozzy Spray.

For Ticks, grab our Tick Spray.

Bug Cheatsheet

Mosquitos & Gnats: Lemon Eucalyptus (eucalyptus citriodora)Lemongrass (cymbopogon flexuosus)Geranium Rose (pelargonium roseum)

Ticks & Fleas: Geranium Rose (pelargonium roseum)Lemon Eucalyptus (eucalyptus citriodora)Lemongrass (cymbopogon flexuosus)Blue Tansy (tanacetum annuum), Cedarwood Himalayan

Flies: Peppermint (mentha piperita)Clove Bud (eugenia caryophyllata)Lemongrass (cymbopogon flexuosus)Lemon Eucalyptus (eucalyptus citriodora)

Moths: Cedarwood Himalayan (cedrus deodora)Patchouli (pogostemon cablin)Blue Tansy (tanacetum annuum)

WaspsPeppermint (mentha piperita)Cinnamon Leaf (cinnamomum verum)Clove Bud (eugenia caryophyllata)Black Pepper (piper nigrum)

Ants: Cinnamon Leaf (cinnamomum verum)Peppermint (mentha piperita)Clove Bud (eugenia caryophyllata)Black Pepper (piper nigrum)

**Botanical name is important when it comes the substantiated efficacy of each essential oil**

Make it smell nice!

Let’s be honest, if something doesn’t smell good, you won’t want to wear it - no matter how well it works.

Most essential oils have some insecticidal properties, try one of these to balance the aroma of your action-packed Outdoor Spray!

Patchouli, Cedarwood Himalayan, Spike Lavender, Peppermint, Cardamom

DIY After-Bite Roll-On

  1. Place 25 drops total essential oil into a 10 ml Roll-On Bottle.
  2. Fill the bottle with Aloe Vera Gel or Witch Hazel.
  3. Shake well and stop scratching!

Itchy Bites: Lavender Highland, Helichrysum, Sandalwood,  Calm Skin Synergy 

Check out our Summer Survival Kit for the key ingredients, recipes & material to get through the bugs, bites and burns of summertime! 

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