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DIY Mosquito Repellent Candle

July 3, 2019

Use this natural mosquito repellent all summer to rid your table of unwanted pests. It smells great, is pretty, and is very simple to put together.2-10

You will need a lime, Lemon Eucalyptus 100% essential oil, fresh rosemary sprigs, a floating candle, a lemon, and a pint sized jar.


Place two slices each of lemon and lime in your jar. Cut your rosemary sprigs to fit vertically in your jar.


Pour about 10 drops of the Lemon Eucalyptus essential oil into your jar. This is the active ingredient that repels mosquitoes. Fill the jar the rest of the way with tap water.


Place your floating candle on top and rearrange your ingredients, if necessary, so that the candle can float properly. Take it outside and light your candle. Enjoy!


DIY Mosquito Repellent Candle


2 lime slices
2 lemon slices
2 rosemary sprigs
Pint sized jar
10 drops Lemon Eucalyptus essential oil (found at any health food store or online)
1 floating votive candle
Tap water


Place lemon slices, lime slices, and rosemary sprigs into the jar. Pour 10 drops of the oil into the jar, then fill the rest of the way with water. Float candle in water.

Take the jar outside and light the candle.


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