Listerine Bug Repellent

A reader from Australia shares a bug-repellent recipe that uses Listerine.
June/July 2014
http://www.motherearthnews.com/green-homes/listerine-bug-repellent-zm0z14jjzkin.aspx
Place small wooden sticks sprayed with homemade bug repellent on your outdoor table to keep pests at bay.


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We mix 2 tablespoons each of Listerine and dishwashing detergent with a liter of water.

We spray this treatment on a small wooden branch and place it on the table as a bug repellent; it keeps insects away from our food.

Margret Kelly
Cornubia, Queensland, Australia

If you try this Listerine bug repellent, please leave a comment here to let us know how it works. — MOTHER EARTH NEWS