• 1 cup fresh basil leaves, packed
  • 1 cup distilled water, boiling


  1. Place the basil leaves in a spray bottle and pour the boiling distilled water over them.
  2. Allow the leaves to steep for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  3. Remove the leaves if storing for more than 5 hours.
  4. Spray generously to repel mosquitos.