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Does tea tree oil get rid of gnats?

Kill Gnats with Tea Tree Oil
You can make your natural gnat repellent with a combination of dish soap and tea tree oil. The tea tree oil contains natural insecticidal properties that will quickly kill off adult gnats and fruit flies, as well as the gnat larvae and eggs.

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Correspondingly, does tea tree oil repel gnats?

Tea tree oil is another natural insect repellent that will keep gnats away from the home. For larger areas, mix two cups of water and 20 drops of tea tree oil in a spray bottle, with a spoonful of liquid dish soap. Spray around the home and lawn to keep gnats at bay.

Beside above, what smell do gnats hate? Gnats hate the smell of Vanilla. You can apply vanilla repellent over the exposed areas of your body to make sure they are not attacked by gnats.

Also asked, what essential oils are good for getting rid of gnats?

Wellness Mama has similar suggestions — the blog recommends doing the same with any of the following essential oils: citronella, clove, lemongrass, rosemary, tea tree, cajeput, eucalyptus, cedar, catnip, geranium, lavender, or mint. Read on for a detailed recipe for warding off gnats with an essential oil-based spray.

What is a good repellent for gnats?

Vinegar, water, and dish soap – Vinegar if combined with dish soap or essential oils will effectively repel gnats in your yard or garden. Spray the gnats a mixture of dish soap (1.4 mL), vinegar (18 mL), and water (250 mL). Add some essential oils like tea tree, eucalyptus, or geranium (a few drops).

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