Home made - Anyone can do this, a DIY, Do It Yourself project.
Sustainable - Cheap enough for anyone to buy, ingredients available without a difficult search, more than likely you can walk into the super market and buy. Universal, should be able to be made in all countries on planet.
Off The Shelf - More or less you should be able to go snatch the ingredients from your mothers home, no special searching.
Home Ingredients: items that are found in homes, no need to go to store.
Andy I know from your posts that you are huge on the protection from Mosquito bites. I was wondering if you have ever heard of this recipe and if so does it really work? Thank you for your time.........HOME MADE MOSQUITO REPELLENT (ALSO FOR ANTS & FLEAS) (And free from chemicals that poison the body) Ingredients: 1/2 litre of alcohol 100 gram of whole cloves 100 ml of baby oil or similar (almond, sesame, chamomile, lavender, fennel etc) Preparation: Leave cloves to marinate in alcohol four days Stir every morning and evening After 4 days add the oil It's now ready to use. How to use: Gently rub a few drops into the skin of the arms and legs. Observe the mosquitoes fleeing the room. Repels fleas on pets too.