HerbalNatural Mosquito Repellant Herbal Burning Smudge Bundles

Natural Mosquito Repellant Herbal Burning Smudge Bundles

This step by step tutorial of how to make natural mosquito repellent herbal burning smudge bundles is an excellent addition added to any campfire to create a flying bug repellent buffer. Different selections of herbs have naturally repugnant properties that will keep those awful little buggers away.

Natural Mosquito Repellent Herbal Burning Smudge Bundles

Here is a selection herbal plant that can be used by them self or in conjunction with each other.

  • Sage

  • Mint

  • Lavender

  • Lemon Grass

  • Eucalyptus

  • Rosemary

  • Lemon Scented Geranium

  • Citronella Grass

  • Garlic green stems

Instructions how to make natural mosquito repellant herbal burning smudge bundles:

  1. Cut fresh herbs and air dry away any moisture of the leaves.

  2. Place the selection of herbs in a vertical column in front of you.

  3. Cut a four foot length of thin string and lay horizontally in front of you.

  4. Place the herbal bundle on top on the string, starting to encircle the bundle and tying a knot every so often.

  5. Flip the herb bundle over and tie another knot. Continue tightly tying knots on both sides until you reach the end of the bundle.

  6. Hang these tied bundles up to air dry for at least two weeks to a month. The bundles with burn better in the campfire the drier the bundles are.

  7. Make as many bundles as you can at one time, because you will find them very useful.

Mosquitoes are pesky insects that land upon any part of a person’s body sucking blood out while injecting itchy stinging mosquito saliva. Mosquitoes can carry several serious diseases such as:
Dog Heartworm
Yellow Fever
Eastern Equine Encephalitis
St. Louis Encephalitis
LaCrosse Encephalitis
Western Equine Encephalitis
West Nile Virus

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Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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