Entering a room filled with heavenly aroma can instantly up your olfactory sense. Buying room sprays or air fresheners seem to be the best way to mask the foul odors at home. While they work wonders in making a room smell fragrant, many of these artificial fresheners end up doing harm to your health. Tons of breathing problems have been associated with these, while nasal irritation, mild headache or a sore throat too are symptoms which some people face when they encounter such synthetic scents. The best way to avoid the issue is to use home-made room fresheners that are as effective in keeping the bad odor at bay and making your home smell divine. With help of a bunch of natural ingredients like herbs, essential oil, absolutes, etc. you can come up with blending heavenly scents at your home. Absolutely safe, these fresheners can save huge bucks too. Skeptical about your oil making skills? Don’t worry! The online essential oil classes can come into play to resolve your queries –
Essential oil holiday room spray:-
➤ 2 ounces Distilled water (Soluble or dispersant optional)
➤ 20 – 30 drops of pure essential oil of your personal preference
➤ Glass spray bottles
Make it: Fill a 2-ounce glass spray bottle with distilled water. Add the essential oil blend you want to use. Follow the online oil blending tutorials to nail the proper blending technique. Place the top on and shake the bottle to combine everything. At the end, top the liquid amalgamation with distilled water. Shake the contents once again and mist the air freshener throughout your room.
Sugar and spice:-
➤ Sweet orange essential oil
➤ Clove essential oil
➤ Cinnamon essential oil
➤ Nutmeg essential oil
Make it: Take a bowl. Add 15-20 drops of sweet orange essential oil to it. Add 5 drops of clove essential oil, 3-4 drops of cinnamon essential oil and 3-4 drops of nutmeg essential oil. Stir until everything blends well. Pour the mixture into a clean spray bottle. Spritz it into the air and enjoy the aroma.
➤ Peppermint essential oil
➤ Sweet orange
➤ Vanilla extract
Make it: Add 10-15 drops of peppermint essential oil, 2-5 drops of sweet orange and ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract in a bowl. Mix them well. Once you are done with amalgamation, pour it into a clean 2-ounce spray bottle and you are absolutely good to go.
Comfort and joy :-
➤ Frankincense essential oil
➤ Grapefruit essential oil
➤ Pine needle essential oil
Make it: Take 10-12 drops of frankincense essential oil, 10-12 drops of grapefruit essential oil and 10 drops of pine needle oil. Mix them well. Add them to a 2-ounce spray bottle filled with distilled water. Shake the spray bottle, where you will pour the amalgamation before using it.
A list of essential oils that are great for homemade blends:-
Note: Make sure to buy essential oils from the reputable company that support small distillers. Always shake your spray bottle before using to make sure the oils are properly blended.