Insect repellent lotion

Insect repellent lotion

Formula: 1017124

Phase Ingredients for ~100 ml % Quantity
A solubilizer for essential oils 4 4 gr (3,4 ml)
A geranium essential oil 2 2 gr (60 drops)
A eucalyptus lemon essential oil 1 1 gr (30 drops)
A thyme essential oil 0,4 0,4 gr (12 drops)
B peppermint water 89 89 gr (89 ml)
B glycerin 3 3 gr (2,5 ml)
C cosgard 0,6 20 drops

Sanitize the dedicated containers and utensils you will work with, details in the general safety guidelines.

Preparation method:
Add the solubilizer and the essential oils to a glass with a base as narrow as possible (but with sufficient volume), and mix thoroughly.
In another glass, mix the ingredients of phase B.

Pour phase B over phase A and mix well. Then add the preservative and mix again thoroughly.
The resulting solution is transferred to the dedicated container.

The result is a lotion with a pleasant smell, which is applied by spraying on areas exposed to insect attacks (mosquitoes, wasps, ticks), once or 2-3 times a day. 
Shake the bottle before use.

The lotion is contraindicated for children under 3 years and during pregnancy/lactation. If thyme essential oil is removed, the lotion can be used locally, in moderation, by children over 3 years and during pregnancy in the second and third trimesters.


  • Difficulty: beginner/advanced/experienced
  • Utensils: precision scale or graduated cylinder, 2 glasses, teaspoons
  • Recommended container: Boston bottle, 100 ml with spray pump
  • Shelf-life: 3 months - prepared in optimal conditions of hygiene, kept in a cool place

This formula was developed by Elemental's qualified staff. The recipes are intended to exemplify the use of products marketed by Elemental and are believed to be accurate, however, Elemental assumes no liability or risk associated with the use of its products for the preparation and evaluation of the recipe as the conditions of preparation and use are beyond its control. The Elemental customer must ensure that the reproduction of the formulation does not infringe any intellectual property rights and that it complies with the specific rules and regulations in force. The person who prepares the recipe must refer to the safety data sheets to ensure the safe handling of all raw materials and bears full responsibility for ensuring the safe and correct use and storage of all materials procured and used. Assessments of the safety, stability, regulatory compliance and suitability of this recipe, methods and the finished product are the sole responsibility of the user and/or the legal entity placing the product on the market. Elemental is not liable for any damages resulting from the use of this information, and assumes no responsibility for misuse of selected materials, formula or method, in whole or in part.

Posted on 07/20/2015 Baby & Kids Care recipes, Remedy recipes 0

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