How to Make Citronella Candles

How to Make Citronella Candles

photo credit to gardentherapy.ca

photo credit to gardentherapy.ca

Essential oils are a long-used solution for invading insects. Eucalyptus wards off ticks. Ants hate peppermint oil and patchouli keeps fleas at bay. Perhaps best known, citronella oil, extracted from a grass related to lemongrass, is very good at keeping mosquitoes away. It is a common ingredient in bug sprays and, once the scent is in the air, mosquitoes keep their distance. 

The great thing about these citronella candles is that you don’t want them to burn well. You want them to smoke a bit. It helps the mosquito repelling effect. Citronella candles are a great way to keep the mosquitoes away without having to slather yourself with repellent every few hours!! Click the link below to see how to make these awesome citronella candles….

How to Make Citronella Candles

 

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