Do-it-yourself mosquito repellent recipe

While you may be looking forward to summer, you're probably not looking forward to mosquito season.

With Memorial Day just days away, many will probably be spending time outdoors.

There are steps you can take to prevent bites.

Reporter Rashi Vats shared some DIY products and tips to keep mosquitoes away.

DIY repellant candle


  • Pint mason jars
  • Floating candles
  • Lemons
  • Limes
  • Basil
  • Lemongrass essential oil


  1. Slice a lemon and lime and add to jar. 
  2. Add a couple of sprigs of basil.
  3. Fill jar with water 
  4. Add in 10 – 15 drops of lemongrass oil.
  5. Stir.
  6. Add in floating candle.
  7. Light the candle and bye bye pests!