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DIY Mosquito Repellant Candles


DIY Mosquito Repellant Candles

Mosquitoes will definitely put a damper on a backyard barbecue or an evening on your patio. Rachel Van Kluyve's easy to make DIY Mosquito Repellent Candles are a safe way to get rid of pesky mosquitoes and other bugs.
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DIY Mosquito Repellant Candles 

Rachel Van Kluyve 


Items Needed:  

Basil Sprigs 

1 Lemon 

2 Small Limes 

Lemongrass Essential Oils 

Floating Candle 


Mason Jars 



1. Slice up your Lemons and limes into circular thin slices 

2. Add your basil sprigs to the bottom of the mason jar 

3. Layer in your Lemon and Lime slices 

4. Drop in 10-15 drops of your lemongrass essential oil 

5. Fill with water to the threading of the mason jar to allow room for the candle. 

6. Place in floating candle. 

7. Light and enjoy! 



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K S Kathleen Szabo

The mosquitoes are horrible this year. Definitely going to make these so we can enjoy our time outside in the evenings without the worry of those pesky pests..

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