Clove oil for mosquitoes

Required material

1 small bottle of clove oil (100% natural, essential oil)

Handkerchiefs/ cotton balls


Put a few drops of clove oil on your wrists to protect yourself against insect bites.

If you have very sensitive skin or want a specific location to remain free of mosquitoes, you can also put the oil on handkerchiefs or cotton wool balls and distribute them on the balcony or in the garden.


The clove oil may only be used externally. Hands should be washed thoroughly after use. Clove oil should not be used on babies/infants or during pregnancy and breastfeeding.


Clove oil can have the following effects:

  • Antibacterial
  • Local anaesthetic
  • Insect repellent

Helps against

Insect bites, mosquitoes


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