But these commercial products contain toxic chemicals that can do more harm than good to your health and the environment.
To ward off mosquitoes without getting exposed to chemicals, try one of the following recipes to make your own mosquito repellant. Each of these recipes include essential oils that are commonly used in aromatherapy. On top making your home smell fragrant, these oils also keep mosquitoes away. (h/t to TheHomesteadingHippy.com)
How to make your own mosquito repellants with essential oils
These DIY mosquito repellants take the form of topical blends or sprays