It’s tempting to reach for a bottle of powerful store-bought repellent, but they’re loaded with chemicals that are toxic to the environment and yourself.
Reach for a greener (and nicer smelling) herbal alternative!
Witch hazel is a natural astringent. It has a nice cooling effect that will help relieve any preexisting bug bites. Basil contains four of the naturally occurring volatile compounds that repel mosquitoes. When flying pests get too close to the scent, their senses are hindered, adequately deferring them from you as a potential donor. Lemongrass is the father plant of citronella, the common component of insect repellents. Peppermint oil can be used to remove ticks and repel all kinds of unwanted guests.
To Use: Spray around and on yourself and your clothes when you need a little extra protection from bugs and bites
Ingredients: Organic basil (Ocimum basilicum), witch hazel, distilled grain alcohol, essential oils of lemongrass, eucalyptus and peppermint
Safety: Avoid getting in eyes
Disclosure: This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
This listing is for a 1 oz. bottle with a spray top.