Check out this chemical free homemade insect repellent recipe that we have for you. If you are into gardening or enjoy beautiful plant decoration in your house then this is something that you must try.


Sure you can find a lot of commercial insect repellents on the market.

The problem is that most of the times commercial products are filled with toxic chemicals that might result in poisonous for the plants and even for yourself.

We provide you with a natural recipe to make a homemade insect repellent that will allow you to remove any kind of pest from your garden or your house.

Homemade Insect Repellent for Plants

You are going to need the following items: apple cider vinegar, dried sage, rosemary, lavender and mint, and a jar to mix it all together.

The process is really simple. You just need to mix the dried herbs on the list and the vinegar into the jar and then seal it tightly.

During the following week, shake well the mixture once a day. As you can see, this is a homemade repellent that will take some time to prepare so try to make as much as you think you need for the following month.

After the end of the week. Strain all the herbs and put your mixture in spray bottles. This homemade insect repellent for plants smells really strong and is the best that you are going to find online.

Spray all your plants and the area you want to protect from insects. It is a good idea to spray your door and windows from the outside too.

Don’t worry if you feel annoyed by the smell, it will go off for us humans once it has dried. However, the insects will still perceive it and will go as far away as possible from that place.

DIY Insect Repellent for Humans

If you intend to use this strong repellent on yourself or any other person. You can follow the very same recipe. Just dilute the mixture to half with water into the spray bottle.

As this is a really powerful natural repellent, we recommend you to use it if you go camping, hiking or just taking a trip to the woods.

You should not let the insects ruin all the good memories that you can build on the outside. Prepare this homemade insect repellent and just enjoy nature.