One of my favorite essential oils is tea tree. There are so many tea tree uses to keep you healthy and toxin-free but today I am going to talk to you about how to use tea tree oil to keep bugs away when you are outside.
Tea Tree Oil Bug Balm Ointment
We all know different ways to trap mosquitos making homemade mosquito traps like this post. But when you are out and about, you aren’t really going to carry around a mosquito trap are you?
My favorite tea tree oil uses include keeping the bugs away, like in this bug balm ointment. It’s SO super easy to make and works just as well as store-bought sprays but without all those chemicals you don’t want to have around your kids. Just one more thing you can make using simple ingredients!
I used these cute little 1.5oz jars because I have so many leftover in my basement. This recipe filled up 12 of them. Next time, however, I want to use these awesome empty lip balm containers that you can get on Amazon here.
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