DIY Mosquito Repellant Candles

Keep the pests away this summer, and put those old jars/candle holders to use with this quick and easy DIY! 

What You Need

Note: makes two candles

  • Lemongrass Essential Oil
  • Fresh Basil, as desired
  • Lime
  • Lemon
  • Floating Candles, two 
  • Pint Mason Jars or Upcycled Jars/Candle Holders, two

DIY Mosquito Repellant Candles 

Slice one lemon and one lime and place as many as desired (we recommend two - four) at the base of each of your jars. Add a few sprigs of basil, then fill with water leaving enough room for your floating candle. Drop in ten - fifteen drops of lemongrass oil, and stir. Add your floating candle, light, and enjoy!