Much less expensive and just as effective as the real thing!
5 cups water
2 ½ pounds of sugar
1/8 teaspoon lecithin granules (used as an emulsifier)
15 drops spearmint oil
15 drops lemongrass oil
Add ingredients in a blender and blend til mixture is completely emulsified and doesn’t separate (several minutes). Store in air tight container in the refrigerator.
Mix with 1:1 sugar syrup in amounts listed below:
- 1 tsp per 1 quart syrup
- 1/8 cup per 1 gallon syrup
- ¼ cup per 2 gallons syrup
Note: I get my essential oils from LorAnn oils, website: https://wholesale.lorannoils.com/. LorAnn oils are organic, food grade essential oils. Email and tell them you are a beekeeper and they will provide you with login access to their wholesale site/prices.