Make Mosquito Repellent Candles

Make you own mosquito repellent candles in just 10 minutes with a few basic supplies, and stay pest-free for all of your summer activities.


  • 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.


Add in floating candle.

Light the candle and enjoy a pest-free summer!