DIY Bug Spray

bug spray

Bug Spray Preparation time – 5 minutes



  • 99% rubbing alcohol
  • Distilled water
  • Eucalyptus citriodora oil
  • Peppermint oil
  • Eucalyptus oil


  • Add 30 ml of the rubbing alcohol to the glass measuring glass. 
  • Add 20 drops of Eucalyptus citriodora, 15 drops of peppermint oil, 15 drops of eucalyptus oil and gently mix. 
  • Top up the mix with distilled water and transfer to the spray bottle. 
  • Gently shake before spraying on clothing to help deter mosquito’s.  This is not recommended as a room spray, however could be used in caravans etc to help deter bugs. 

To get the best results from the bug spray – spray this on your clothing. It is not advisable to spray this directly on the skin, if you wish to use it directly on your skin please do a small test patch beforehand to check for adverse reactions.

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