We all enjoy spending extra time outside during the warmer months. But the warmer weather also brings along insects, bugs and mosquitoes. This year, instead of reaching for your usual store bought bug spray, why not try making your own? We've crafted a recipe using all natural products to keep the bugs away, naturally.
Why natural bug spray?
Most insect repellents contain toxic chemicals which can be damaging to your skin and the environment. Essential oils are a great way to naturally prevent bug bites as most insect are repelled by the scent. This can protect your health, and prevent toxic chemicals impacting the environment.
Here is an easy recipe for an all-natural homemade and effective insect repellent.
There are so many different essential oils, each with many properties and uses, that it can be a little overwhelming to decide which ones to choose. Luckily, there are also many approaches to selecting essential oils. From picking an essential oil just because it smells nice to matching the chemical composition of an essential oil to the condition being treated there is an approach for everyone.
Most mainstream cleaning products contain chemical ingredients that can be detrimental to health & the environment. The accumulation of toxins from commercial cleaning products can act as additional environmental stressors in our lives. Because of their antibacterial, antimicrobial and antiviral properties, essential oils make the perfect natural ingredient for household products.
An all natural, aluminium free and environmentally friendly alternative to mainstream deodorants. Sweating is part of the body's natural detoxification process, which can be blocked by chemicals used in antiperspirants. Essential oils are renowned for their antibacterial, odour reducing and skin hydrating properties, making them a great addition to any natural homemade deodorant.