Adding a drop or two of lavender oil is a great way to neutralize mosquito bites and soothe the skin. This is the best oil to use for mosquito bites for children and my go to oil for my own kids. Read this post for more amazing lavender uses!
Tea tree is another great essential oil for mosquito bites! Tea tree is my go to oil for so many things, not just insect bites. Be sure to read this post to learn more about the benefits of tea tree essential oil!
Helichrysum might be an essential oil that you aren't familiar with, but it is a great skin care oil. It also has a great benefit for mosquito bites, reducing itchiness and inflammation. Read this post to learn more about why you should use helichrysum essential oil!
Peppermint is said to be an essential oil that is helpful for mosquito bites. But be sure not to apply too much as peppermint can be warming to the skin. Just apply a trace, or dilute in a carrier oil before applying. Read this post to find out why you should use peppermint essential oil!
Fennel has been used by many to soothe insect bites such as mosquito bites. It is also a great skin care oil! Find out more about using fennel for the skin in the post 7 of the Best Skin Care Essential Oils!
And those are 5 of the best essential oils for mosquito bites!
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Do you use any of these essential oils for mosquito bites? Do you have any additional oils to add to the list? Leave me a comment below and let me know!
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Hi I'm Meghan, a homeschooling mother of 4 living on a homestead in southwest Florida with my family, goats, chickens, guineas and dog:) I strive to live a healthy, self sufficient lifestyle and I love to share that passion with others!