• 1 cup holy basil water
  • 1 cup clear aloe vera gel
  • 20 drops of Aura Cacia tea tree oil
  • 20 drops of Aura Cacia citronella essential oil
  • 10 drops of Aura Cacia rosemary essential oil
  1. Boil 1 cup of holy basil and extract the liquid from the boiled leaves.
  2. Let the liquid cool.
  3. Combine with all other ingredients listed and pour into a portable spray bottle.
  4. The fragrance is amazing, and you won’t be bothered by those pesky insects!
  5. If you do happen to get bitten – no matter – Tulsi to the rescue! Simply boil the leaves and apply them directly to the sting 2 or three times a day for welcome relief.
Recipe by Solluna by Kimberly Snyder at