DIY Non-Toxic Bug Defense Spray

DIY Non-Toxic Bug Defense Spray 


As the sun calls us all out to play, Cruz Hemp all-natural bug spray will keep the critters away. You can keep the nasty chemicals out of your body by making your own non-toxic bug spray with essential oils. This combination of natural plant oils is successful at repelling bugs, warding off mosquitos, and is safer for our skin. The active ingredient in most bug sprays is DEET or (N,N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide), which has alarming, toxic side effects. You should not be putting it on your body if you can avoid it, and you can! Repel mosquitos and ticks with Cruz Hemp’s natural non-toxic bug spray recipe made with Citronella, Lemon Eucalyptus, Lavender, and Tea Tree essential oils. 


Ingredients and supplies you will need:



Measure and pour 1/4 cup distilled water into your spray bottle.

Pour in 1/4 cup witch hazel astringent.

Add 1/2 tsp Cruz Hemp Jojoba oil.

Add 10 drops of Lemon Eucalyptus essential oil.

Add 10 drops of Citronella essential oil.

Add 10 drops of Tea Tree essential oil.

Add 10 drops of Lavender essential oil.

Use a funnel or liquid measuring cup with a spout on it to pour ingredients into the spray bottle. 

Seal the bottle with lid and shake before each use.

Store in a cool dark place.

Mist onto exposed skin before going outdoors. 

Keep away from eyes and mucus membranes.

The information provided herein is for informational and illustrative purposes only and not intended as healthcare recommendations. If you suffer from any sort of physical injury or health condition, please consult with your professional healthcare providers before attempting to utilize any practices, recipes, or techniques described in this article.

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