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Mosquito Repelling Candles and Essential Oil Blends

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Don’t settle for just plain old citronella in your outdoor candles. There are a number of widely available essential oils that are reputed to help repel mosquitoes including: Other less widely available (or more expensive) mosquito repelling essential oils include

Each oil has its own characteristics that blend differently with the citronella. Here are some blends that I’ve created for you to use as a starting point. If you don’t have a particular oil, feel free to substitute or adjust as you see fit. In each of the recipes, I tried to keep it at least 1/3 citronella.

For tips on creating your own custom blends check out Creating Your Own Custom EO Blends

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