Cinnamon Lemongrass Mosquito Repellent

Updated: Sep 01, 2022

Cinnamon Lemongrass Mosquito Repellent
General Information
  • Household Essentials
  • Topical
  • Easy
  • 5 minutes
  • 4 oz.


  • Lemongrass essential oil
    Lemongrass essential oil
  • Cinnamon essential oil
    Cinnamon essential oil
  • Witch hazel water
    Witch hazel water
  • Distilled water
    Distilled water
  • 25 drops of lemongrass essential oil
  • 25 drops of cinnamon essential oil
  • 1/4 cup of witch hazel water
  • 1/4 cup of distilled water


If mosquitos ruin your summer outings, this homemade mosquito repellent is a must. It requires only four ingredients, all of which are safe on the skin and also friendly for the environment. Both cinnamon and lemongrass contain compounds that are known to naturally repel mosquitos and kill off their eggs. As an added bonus, these essential oils will leave a pleasant, natural scent on your skin.

  1. Pour all of the ingredients to a 4 oz glass spray bottle. Put the cap on and give it a shake.(5 minutes)

You may spray this cinnamon lemongrass mosquito repellent directly on the skin. Avoid the eyes and mouth.