How to Make Bug Spray

Follow this simple, eco-friendly recipe for an effective alternative to chemical-laden bug spray.

You will need

  • 1 Spray bottle
  • 1/2 c. Witch hazel
  • 1/2 c. Cider vinegar
  • Eucalyptus oil

Step 1 Pour witch hazel into spray bottle Pour the witch hazel into the spray bottle. This is the base for your bug spray.

Step 2 Add cider vinegar Add the cider vinegar.

Step 3 Add eucalyptus oil Add five to 10 drops of eucalyptus oil to the mixture.

Step 4 Shake Screw the cap on your spray bottle, and shake it up.

Step 5 Apply Apply the bug spray, avoiding your eyes and mouth. Now you’re free to enjoy that backyard barbecue without having to worry about being bugged by mosquitoes.