Bug Tip Tuesday | Mosquito Repellent Candles

Just follow along below to get the instructions to make your own Mosquito Repellent Candles.

Supplies for making mosquito repellent candles:

  • Pint mason jars
  • Floating candles
  • Lemons
  • Limes
  • Basil
  • Lemongrass essential oil


  •  Slice one lemon and one lime (this will be enough for two candles)
  • Add a couple of slices of lemon and lime to the jar
  • Add a couple of sprigs of basil
  • Fill jar with water up to threads
  • Add in 10 – 15 drops of lemongrass oil
  • Stir
  • Add in floating candle
  • Light the candle and enjoy a pest free summer!
These not only look pretty but they will keep away the mosquitoes and other bugs from your summer parties.Start making your own mosquito repellent candles and you will never buy citronella candles at the store again.
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