Natural Insect Repellant
VN, GF, SF
Yield: + 2 ounces
20 drops eucalyptus oil
20 drops cedarwood oil
10 drops tea tree oil
10 drops geranium oil
2 oz carrier oil such as jojoba
Mix together in a 4 oz container. Apply to skin as needed, avoiding eye area. Test on a small area of skin and try different oils for effectiveness.
From: Natural Summer First Aid Kit; courtesy, Rainbow Natural Foods.
To review safety and precautions in using essential oils please visit Em's Place.
Recipe published: Summer, 2006
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Above photos: left: eucalyptus leaves (Eucalyptus globulus); right: tea tree leaves (Melaleuca alternifolia).
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