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Essentials Video: Citronella Pest-Control Candle DIY

There’s nothing quite like sitting on the patio, spending time with family and taking in a summer sunset. All it takes is one thing to ruin that wonderful experience: bugs. That’s where this Citronella Pest-Control Candle comes in. It not only adds a little ambiance to your outdoor space but uses the natural aroma of essential oils to help unwanted pests at bay. Plus, you have the opportunity to be creative and decorate the pint-size jar to match your decor!

Essentials Video: Citronella Pest-Control Candle DIY

Citronella Pest-Control Candle

What you’ll need:

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What you’ll do:

Melt beeswax over a double boiler. Remove from heat, add the essential oils, and stir. Carefully pour the mixture into the jar. Place the wick in the middle and wrap the excess around a pencil or dowel to keep the wick in place. Allow to set up completely. Trim wick to 1 inch.

KidSafe: Yes

For more incredible DIYs and a fun community of essential oil lovers, make sure to check out our Safe Essential Oil Recipes (SEOR) Facebook Group.


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