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DIY Bug Spray and Bite Relief

DIY Bug Spray and Bite Relief

Cameron Mathison is giving you some bug bite relief this summer season with these DIYs.
Materials and Ingredients for DIY Bug Spray
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon Eucalyptus essential oil
  • 1/4 tsp Rosemary essential oil
  • 1/4 tsp Lavender essential oil
  • Witch hazel
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp glycerine
  • Glass spray bottle
Materials and Ingredients for DIY Citronella Luminary
  • Citrus fruits
  • Rosemary sprigs
  • Lavender sprigs
  • Thyme sprigs
  • Flowers
  • 1/2 tsp Citronella essential oil
  • 1/2 tsp rosemary essential oil
  • Water
  • Floating candle
  • Mason jar
Ingredients and Materials for Itchy Bite Relief
  • Basil
  • Blender (optional)
Materials and Ingredients for Soothing Chamomile Bite Relief
  • Chamomile tea
  • Ice cube trays

Directions for DIY Bug Spray

1. Add Essential Oils to bottle.
2. Fill a little under half the bottle with Witch Hazel/Apple Cider Vinegar Mix.
3. Put cap on and shake the bottle.
4. Take off cap and fill up with water, leaving small space for glycerin.
5. Add glycerin.
6. Shake and use.

*NOTE: Keep in fridge or cooler if outdoors and shake before using. Replace after 3-4 months

Directions for Luminary

1. Add two/three citrus slices to bottom of mason jar.
2. Add lavender, thyme, rosemary and flowers.
3. Pour in the Essential Oils.
4. Fill up with water.
5. Add citrus slice to top.
6. Add floating candle.

*NOTE: Make sure all plants and fruit are submerged under the water.

Directions for Bug Bite Relief

1. Tear or blend basil to release juices and place on bites.

Directions for Chamomile Bite Relief

1. Brew chamomile tea.
2. Add to ice cube tray and freeze.
3. Rub on bites to soothe.

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