Natural Insect Repellents

Ditch insect repellents with chemicals and opt for these natural solutions.

Natural Insect Repellents

Don’t let relaxing evenings outside get deterred by swatting off mosquitos and itching bites this year — use an insect repellent! While they do contain chemicals that help repel pesky bugs like mosquitos, you might not be comfortable spraying chemicals all over your body. Try one of these natural solutions, instead.

Watch: How to Repel Mosquitos


Lemon Balm

Lemon Balm

Mosquitos don’t particularly enjoy the scent of lemon balm, an herb that you can grow right in your own backyard. Take a few leaves, crush them in your hand, and rub them into your skin to keep the insects away.

Watch: How to Repel Mosquitos

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