Oil of Lemon eucalyptus (OLE): homemade insect repellent

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oil of eucalyptus as insect repellent

Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus (OLE) contains compounds that repel mosquitoes and kill fungus. NOTE: lemon eucalyptus essential oil is different from OLE, lemon eucalyptus essential oil is distilled from the leaves of lemon eucalyptus trees while OLE is extracted from the leaves of the lemon eucalyptus tree.

  1. Recipe 1

    1. 1 teaspoon of Oil of Lemon eucalyptus
    2. ¼ cup of coconut oil or coconut oil
    3. Add distilled water and vodka to make the spray lighter
    4. Add both into a spray bottle and shake it up to mix.
  2. Recipe 2

    1. Fill a spray bottle 1/2 full with distilled or boiled water
    2. Add witch hazel to almost the top
    3. Add ½ tablespoon glycerin
    4. 30 drops of Oil of Lemon eucalyptus
    5. Shake well to mix and then spray on clothes and skin. Avoid spraying into your eyes.


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