Homemade Mosquito Repellent
Prep Time 5 minutes
Soaking time 4 days
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 3 50 ml dispensers
- 100 grams cloves
- 500 grams rubbing alcohol (or substitute cheap vodka)
- 100 grams baby oil
Place the cloves in a glass jar. Pour in the alcohol. Cover the jar tightly.
Soak the cloves in alcohol for four days. Stir twice every day.
Strain the alcohol. Stir in the oil. Shake well.
Pour the mixture into dispensers.
Use directly on skin or clothing.
Applying this clove-based anti-mosquito repellent will keep mosquitoes away for four hours. Re-apply as needed.
Note that because there is oil in the mixture, it can feel a bit greasy on the skin.
Applying the repellent on clothing can leave stains.