Protect yourself, your children, pets, and your home from bugs … without using harsh or toxic chemicals! Herbalist Stephanie Tourles offers 75 simple recipes for safe, effective bug repellents you can make at home from all-natural ingredients. There are sprays, balms, body oils, and tinctures to protect mosquitoes, ticks, and other biting insects, with scents ranging from eucalyptus to floral, lemon, vanilla, and woodsy spice.
There are also pet recipes, such as herbal shampoo, bedding formulas, and flea-and-tick collars and powders. And Tourles includes repellents for the home, such as sachets that repel moths, carpet powders that repel fleas and ants, and essential oil repellents to keep your pantry pest-free. A detailed ingredient dictionary explains the properties of all the herbs, essential oils, and other vital ingredients.