‘Tiki Torch’ Bug Repelling Essential Oil Roll-On Recipe

If you’re a fan of enjoying the great outdoors, you know how important it is to protect yourself from pesky bugs. But who wants to douse themselves in chemical bug repellent?

This bug-repellent essential oil roll-on recipe is made with Simply Earth’s Signature Bug Fighter Blend, Grapefruit, and Camphor Essential Oils, which work together to naturally ward off insects. Plus, it’s convenient and mess-free with the roll-on application, so you can easily apply on the go. Whether you’re lounging in your backyard or camping in the woods, this Tiki Torch Roll-On will keep you feeling safe and protected.

Tiki Torch Roll-On Benefits

Made with a blend of essential oils known for their insect-repelling properties, these roll-ons are a great option for those who want to avoid harsh chemicals. They effective at keeping bugs at bay while being easy to apply and carry with you. Plus, with their pleasant aroma, these roll-ons offer aromatic benefits as well.

What’s in This Roll-On Recipe?

Bug Fighter Essential Oil Blend

Bug Fighter Essential Oil Blend, the star ingredient in our Tiki Torch Roll-On Recipe, is infused with the power of Patchouli, Cedarwood, and Lemongrass Essential Oils. This blend naturally deters mosquitoes, flies, and other insects, all while leaving behind a refreshing aroma.

Grapefruit Essential Oil

Not only does Grapefruit Essential Oil have amazing insect-repelling properties, but it also has the ability to uplift and energize your mood. Adding a few drops of Grapefruit Oil to your Tiki Torch Roll-On Recipe will keep the bugs at bay and provide you with a refreshing and invigorating scent that will leave you feeling refreshed and revitalized.

Camphor Essential Oil

If you’re searching for an effective natural insect repellent that doubles as a remedy for joint pains, then Camphor Essential Oil is the perfect ingredient for you. With its distinct scent, Camphor creates an aromatic barrier that deters insects from flying or crawling near your skin – perfect for outdoor activities. It also has a soothing effect that supports joint function.

Fractionated Coconut Oil

For roll-on recipes, Fractionated Coconut Oil is the perfect carrier oil for the job. It dilutes the essential oils to make them safe to apply to your skin. Plus, since it’s odorless, it won’t disrupt the aroma of your chosen essential oils. This means that you can create a delightful and long-lasting fragrance without any unpleasant distractions.

Things to Remember When Using This Recipe

Always dilute an essential oil when using it on the skin. This essential oil recipe is unlikely to cause skin irritation when diluted properly. If the oil has been oxidized (left with the cap off for long periods of time) it is more likely to cause skin irritation. Check out this dilution chart for diluting this essential oil properly. 

Some essential oil recipes are not generally safe to use if you are pregnant. Consult your doctor prior to use.

This essential oil recipe is safe to use with kids aged 10+.

For more information on using essential oils with cats, check out this blog post

For more information on using essential oils with dogs, check out this blog post

We don’t recommend ingesting essential oils unless under the direction of a doctor certified in aromatherapy. For more information on why we don’t ingest essential oils check out this blog post

*Please note: This post is a compilation of suggestions made by those that have extensively used essential oils and has not been verified scientifically with clinical tests nor reviewed by medical experts. It is anecdotal information and should be treated as such. For serious medical concerns, please consult your doctor. The statements given in this blog post have not been verified by the FDA

Tiki Torch Roll-On Recipe

Tiki Torch Bug Repellent Essential Oil Roll-On Recipe

Time: 2 mins
Est. Shelf Life: 12 months
Yield: 10mL roll-on
Dilution Rate: 3%


  • 3 drops Bug Fighter Essential Oil Blend

  • 2 drops Grapefruit Essential Oil

  • 1 drop Camphor Essential Oil

  • 10mL Fractionated Coconut Oil

  • 10mL Roll-On


  • Add essential oils to roll-on bottle.
  • Fill the rest of the way with fractionated coconut oil. Shake to mix.
  • To use, apply to pulse points to help naturally ward of insects.

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