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Antiseptic Insect Repellent Skin Oil Recipe

Heal bites, burns and rashes the natural way using this Antiseptic Insect Repellent Skin Oil recipe.

Antiseptic Insect Repellent Skin Oil Recipe

Oregano, thyme and tea tree oils are very strong and pungent oils, so we suggest a skin test first; if it burns when you apply it, dilute it further or don’t use it. 

• 1/2 cup almond, walnut or grapeseed oil
• 6 drops oregano, thyme or tea tree oil
• 4 drops each of up to four insect repellent oils (see “Medicinal Herbal Remedies for Summer Skin Problems” for a list of oils).

1. Add oil to a small clean bottle, preferably dark glass. Drop in the essential oils of your choice and shake well. Label and keep in a dark, cool place.


Read more about summer herbal remedies and tips: Medicinal Herbal Remedies for Summer Skin Problems.

  • Published on Jun 1, 2006
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