To avoid the use of chemicals, there is a natural, simple and effective alternative to get rid of those annoying mosquitoes. You only need to use essential oils and other ingredients that are definitely available in the kitchen. As well as the glass jars that will help you make this incredible homemade mosquito repellent. You will not have those uncomfortable and annoying bites and it is also a good option as a decoration.

Learn how to make this natural repellent


  • Glass jar
  • Lemons and Limes
  • Rosemary sprigs
  • Unscented floating candles
  • Water
  • Essential oil (lavender, rosemary, thyme, or lemon)

NOTE: If you don’t have rosemary, you can use basil, lavender or mint, any of these herbs can be used.


Fill the glass jar 3/4 full with water.
Add 20 drops of each essential oil.
Thinly slice the lemons and limes and place each fruit in a jar, which will produce a fresh citrus scent.
Put 2 or 3 sprigs of rosemary (it depends on its size).
Add a little water and place the candle on it, make sure to leave room for the floating candle.
Remember to light the candle to have its effect.

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