Mosquito Repellent Essential Oil Blend

Nearly 700 million people get a mosquito-borne illness each year. The most prominent mosquito-borne diseases include malaria, West Nile virus, yellow fever, dengue, chikungunya, and Zika virus.

8 Essential oils blended to craft the perfect solution to protect you and make sure you enjoy your evenings.

Camphor – Geranium – Rosewood – Lavender – Orange – Rosemary – Vetiver – Citronella

Camphor

Derived from the wood of camphor tree, this essential oil is considered useful as an insect repellent as well as a an antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic. It is perfect as to prevent bites as well as ease the itching caused after.

A wonderful oil for the skin, Geranium’s antiseptic properties are helpful for skin ulcers. It is also popular for it’s regenerating and toning effect. It’s a perfect match with light scent for the scratched bites especially on people with sensitive skins.

Geranium

Rosewood

Rosewood oil as a stimulating, insecticide, antibacterial and analgesic substance is another add-on to the blend to enhance both the repellent and soothing properties. It also enlarges the range of insects as it helps fight against ants, fleas, bedbugs and lice.

Well known for its light, floral and powdery aroma, Lavender oil provides comforting and soothing of occasional skin irritations and its healing properties can help prevent infection, reduce scarring and ease itching sensations.

Lavender

Orange

Not only it is good for humans but it excels as a natural cleaner. With multiple health benefits and an energizing aroma it is useful as a tonic, stimulant and antiseptic making it a perfect add-on to the well-known repellent property.

With an aroma described as herbaceous and camphoraceous, its main constituents are 1, 8-cineole, a-pinene, and camphor.  In addition, to repel mosquitoes, rosemary can also relieve the itching caused by mosquito bites.

Rosemary

Vetiver

Vetiver properties as a vulnerary, tonic, sedative, nervine, cicatrisant, antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory substance are no surprise. It may speed scar eradication and quicken the healing or elimination of other skin marks, spots.

Citronella is the best-known insect repellents for outdoor use on patios, at picnics and barbecues, camping, etc. They also assist in ridding dogs and cats of ticks and fleas. It also reduces inflammation of the skin after insect bites for example.

Citronella