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DIY Peppermint Oil Spray Recipe for Repelling Mice

An easy recipe to make this popular at-home solution to repel small pests and rodents
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Keyword: peppermint oil, mice, pest control, DIY
Servings: 1 small spray bottle


  • 2 tsp peppermint essential oil
  • 1 cup of water
  • 4-5 drops of dish detergent


  • To make peppermint oil for repelling mice, combine two teaspoons of peppermint essential oil with 1 cup of water in a small spray bottle,
  • Add 4-5 drops of dish detergent to the bottle.
  • Shake the bottle thoroughly and re-attach the spray head.
  • Spray liberally in any potential point of entry for mice in your home.
    Peppermint oil bottle with fresh peppermint leaves on a white background