13 Essential Oils That Repel Bugs Naturally | Hello Glow
Jan , 2020·Essential Oils That Repel Bugs Naturally 1. Basil and Kaffir Lime. In an earlier 2001 study from Thailand (where the mosquitoes can be downright dreadful), mosquitoes in cage conditions were repelled by turmeric, citronella grass, and hairy basil oils. This effect was extended by the addition of 5% vanillin (an extract of the vanilla bean) for up to eight hours.