To make Make Citronella Oil at the comfort of you home, first rinse and cut the lemon grass. Grind or pound the lemongrass to release the juice from its leaves. Then boil water in a pan. Mix the Citronella Leaves and Oils in a smaller pan. Place the Citronella and Oil Mixture in the Boiling Water, and stir. Do this until the oil turns into greenish-yellow color. Let it cool afterwards.
DIY Bug Spray That Works! Homemade Bug Spray - I’ve come to the conclusion that I can easily make my own recipe using Citronella, a well known bug deterrent. Citronella has been used for over 50 years as a repellent used for various insects such as mosquitoes, biting flies, and fleas. Here is a great Citronella Bug Spray Recipe that you can use to stay bug free all year long.