Peppermint oil for mosquitoes? Yes, it works, if you know how to use this fantastic essential oil, it’s going to not only get rid of mosquitoes very efficiently, but it’s also going to keep them away from your house for a very long time.
Does peppermint oil repel mosquitoes?
Yes, however, I have to be completely honest with you, I don’t use it anymore because I have found a better solution, and here, I’m talking about mosquitoes nets, because I have small children around the house, at bedtime, I don’t want them to get exposed to peppermint oil smell, trust me, it’s very powerful, so, I tend to use mosquitoes nets, it’s very powerful and trust me, it’s the best solution in order to not only get rid of mosquitoes, but to keep them away from harming your children and yourself as well.
Does peppermint oil keep mosquitoes away?
Well, if you use my peppermint oil solution, mosquitoes are going to stay away from your house, but not for a very long time, soon, after just two weeks of applying it, peppermint oil is going to dissipate, and mosquitoes are going to come back again!
So, I have to be completely honest with you, I don’t want to lie to you and tell you that this is a permanent solution, if you don’t reapply it after two weeks, you are going to have mosquitoes bite you and your kids again.
However, personally I think that two weeks are more than enough in order to get rid of these tiny insects, it’s very comfortable to use peppermint oil and most importantly, it won’t cause you side effects, in other words, it’s not a very powerful insecticide, yes, it’s going to drive mosquitoes away from your house, but it’s not going to harm your health, which is amazing if you ask me.
So, here is how you can make the best peppermint oil mosquito repellent:
Simply take two tablespoons of peppermint oil to which you are going to add one table spoon of ground soap and a quarter of a liter of warm water.
Then, I want you to simply mix everything very well until you get a very homogenous liquid, then, simply spread around your house and especially near humid areas.
And if you have no problem with smelling peppermint oil around your house, then, I may suggest to use pure peppermint essential oil around your windows and doors, it’s going to get rid of mosquitoes very easily and quickly as well.
So, just take a dropper or sprayer to which you are going to add one tablespoon of peppermint oil, pure essential peppermint oil, then, I simply want you to spray around your house, it’s very efficient, especially when you spray it around your windows and door, trust me, mosquitoes are going to simply go away very quickly.
Please, if you have a question or comments about using peppermint oil for mosquitoes, don’t hesitate to ask me in the section below, I will be extremely happy to help you.