Homemade Insect Repellent

This homemade insect repellent is super easy to mix up and you can use it on everyone in your family or even as a room spray to ward off bugs!

Keyword essential oils, insect repellent
Author Vicki


  • 10 drops
  • citronella essential oil
  • 10 drops
  • eucalyptus essential oil
  • 10 drops
  • lavender essential oil
  • 10 drops
  • rosemary essential oil
  • 10 drops
  • lemongrass essential oil
  • 10 drops
  • tea tree oil
  • 2 oz
  • natural witch hazel
  • 2 oz
  • apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp
  • vegetable glycerin
  • optional


  1. Place essential oils in a glass spray bottle with witch hazel and ACV and shake to combine.
  2. Add vegetable glycerin if using. This is optional but helps everything stay combined.
  3. Shake before each use as the oils and water will naturally separate some over time.