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Essential Oil Insect Repellent Recipe

Italy - 15 Aug 12

You don’t need to douse yourself in toxic chemicals in order to keep the mosquitoes away. Try this great-smelling alternative made with a mix of essential oils Fill a small bottle/spray bottle (50-100ml) with a skin-friendly carrier oil such as olive, almond, jojoba or coconut. Never put essential oils directly on your skin. Add a few drops of citronella, eucalyptus, rosemary and lavender essential oils. Shake. Apply lightly directly onto your skin/clothes and get back to enjoying your barbeque, camping, or evening stroll! *This product should not be ingested! Do you have any recipes for homemade products or green living tips that you’d like to share? Send them to us at communication@slowfood.com with “Good Enough to Eat” in the subject line. Photo by Erin Bolwidt/Courtesy Flickr.


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