Affix Wicks. Select canning jars of any shape or size to house your citronella candles. Warm Jars. Once wicks are affixed, keep jars in the oven, set it to its lowest temperature until the wax is ready. Measure Wax. Wax may come in bar form or flaked. Melt Wax. Add Citronella Oil. Add Color. Pour Wax. Cut Wicks.
As a natural insect repellent, citronella candles are an effective way to keep pesky mosquitoes away from decks, campsites, and other outdoor are.
Directions: STEP 1: MEASURE 80:20 RATIO OF SOY WAX TO BEESWAX. Approximately 16 ounces (oz.) of wax is needed to fill three 8 oz. STEP 2: MELT WAX MIXTURE. STEP 3: PREPARE CANDLE TINS. STEP 4: ADD CITRONELLA FRAGRANCE OIL. STEP 5: POUR WAX INTO CANDLE TINS. STEP 6: REMOVE WICK BARS AND TRIM WICK.
Instead of containing citronella oil (which is the main deterrent of the prehistoric pests) the candles just were citronella 'scented'. Big difference. It's the essential .
These citronella candles are a safe, non-toxic way to create a bug free zone around. pot resting inside), gently melt the beeswax and coconut oil over low heat.
Citronella Oil For Candles
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