DIY Bug Spray & Organic Bug Spray

Now that spring is upon us and most of us are starting to suffer from painful bug bites and those that itch like mad, it is once again time to look around and find the best available. The thing is, best does not always mean best for you, which is why many people now choose to consider DIY bug spray and organic bug spray over the more popular name brands.

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Why Use Organic Bug Spray?

We live in a world that is filled with health-conscious people. Many of them do not like dealing with mosquitos or other biting insects, but they also do not want to put chemicals on their body every time they venture out into the great outdoors. Chemicals such as DEET are absorbed into the skin, which is one of the most common chemicals within mosquito repellents, may cause negative effects. The effects of DEET, although rare, may include, skin irritation, rashes, burning lips, headaches, dizziness, and others. There are studies that show proof that DEET can cause brain cells to die and behavioral changes if used over a long period of time by rats. This causes major concerns for people who live in the south where there are many warm months and mosquitos to deal with on a daily basis. Even though other research has shown that it may not be as harmful as stated in the 1980s; it makes people question whether they really want to put it on themselves or their children.

DIY Bug Spray

In the world of DEET-free bug spray, there are a lot of choices. There are some who say that rubbing certain dryer sheets on your skin can repel mosquitos, there are certain spices that can stop them from biting and devices that can be used to eliminate mosquitoes around your home. For some creative thinkers, they make elaborate mixtures that they spray on to repel mosquitos with relative success using a variety of scents, such as lavender and water as well as other ingredients. There are numerous recipes on the web and a variety of success stories. However, for those of us who do not have the time or the desire to create our own, there are also a lot of great options in all natural bug spray that you can purchase.

Best Natural Mosquito Repellent

Searching for an organic mosquito repellent that actually works and does not require much effort from. However, there are options that you may not have heard about. Below are the popular choices based on their effectiveness and the fact that they are all natural. Perhaps you will find the one that works best for you and your family.

1-California Baby Bug Repellant

best natural bug spray

Babies that are unable to use traditional bug sprays due to their sensitive skin can use California Baby. It smells like a citronella candle and uses only plant and vegetable ingredients to ensure it is safe and gentle on their skin.


2-Greenbug All Natural Bug Spray

safe bug spray

This product was specifically developed when the US Department of Defense tasked researchers to create a safe to use, long lasting, yet effective pest control solution for the US Troops in the Middle East during the Gulf War to use. The sand fleas (sand gnats, no-see-ems) were creating misery for the troops. Greenbug created this all natural, earth-friendly, and DEET-free formula and it is available for you and your family to use.  This natural bug repellent and bug killer serves as a mosquito repellent, flea spray, tick killer, no-see-um repellent, gnat killer, mite killer, chigger repellent, fire ant killer and more.  Cedar oil is the active ingredient which has been tested and proven to cause no harm to humans, animals or the environment making it safe for babies, children, adults and even cats and dogs. When pests are exposed to the aroma of cedar, they do everything to get away.  Pests that react to scents have a biological reaction to the aroma of cedar which shuts down their breathing pores and causes them to die.

Environmentally friendly this formula is even safe for the already extremely important endanger honeybees and butterflies.  It is safe to be used on clothing, furniture, carpet and other home materials.  The travel approved size makes it a great travel companion that you can spray on hotel sheets and even your luggage for bed bug protection.   Another helpful use such as head lice repellent by spraying your child’s hair, backpack, clothing, and bedding.


3-BADGER Anti-Bug Shake and Spray

Badger Balm deet free mosquito spray

This spray uses citronella, rosemary, and wintergreen to prevent mosquitoes and other insects from bugging you. It is laboratory tested and most users agree that it works well enough to meet their expectations.


4-All Terrain Herbal Armor

Organic Mosquito Repellent

This DEET free repellent is 100% effective for two hours and only slowly diminishes onward. It will not irritate sensitive skin and it does resist water or sweat. It is a lotion that you rub on and it is good for your skin.


5-AMERTA All Natural Insect Repellent Spray

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All natural and DEET-free, this insect repellent spray is effective for mosquitos, gnats, fleas, no-see-ums, bedbugs, lice, cockroaches and other bugs that like to nibble.  The recipe of ingredients used to make this natural insect repellent spray contains no synthetic toxins making is safe to use on children (older than 6 months), adults, pregnant women and even pets.  Fragranced with a pleasant jasmine rice scent, it is non-greasy, non-sticky, non-streaky, non-GMO, vegan and cruelty-free and provides up to 6 hours of reprieve.  AMERTA even makes a 100% Money Back Guarantee.