Non toxic, child and pet safe, earth friendly air freshener.
Scent: it’s all around us. The air, our clothing fabric, the upholstery in our home — they contain strong associative links to memory. They affect our moods, which affects our actions. Inhaled scents, influence our brain and chemistry, bu entering the amygdala (almond-shaped matter inside each cerebral hemisphere, involved with the experiencing of emotions.) This is the reason freshly baked apple pie, and peppermint reminds us of Christmas Eve at Grandmas’ house. Everyday life brings us rascals in less than clean attire, Fido and Fluffy, in their ever dandered fur coats, and hubbies that (seemingly) forget to take out the trash. This leaves or home smelling “less-than-lovely.” To combat this, many times we mist with artificial, overpriced toxins. These faux scents are a short-term fix, abrasive, and many are not safe for frequent use.
Trash the Toxins. Freshen your Home Air Naturally.
Evidence for essential oils (thank heavens for plants), dates back to the years 3000-2500 B.C. These plant extract have been recorded in biblical literature, and ancient global civilization for centuries. We could go on-and-on about the calming scent of lavender, childlike uplift of citrus, the sacramental, medicinal, therapeutic, skin enhancing wonders, but instead: We’ll “cut to the case” and school you on the ultimate air freshener. Warning: This curious concoction, could place you in a precarious position of bliss. After cleaning your house, spray a mist of this, in the air, on fabric, and in other places smell can thrive. Rainy Day Forest A forestry blend, with a calming effect on your mood. Juniper berry lashes out — on apathetic feelings, and Cypress oil cleans your homes air, with antibacterial, antiviral natural agents. Geranium benefits your skin, alleviates anxiety, and balances hormones.
- 6 Drops of Juniper Berry Essential Oil
- 6 Drops of Geranium Essential Oil
- 3 Drops of Cypress Essential Oil
- 1 Teaspoon of Vodka (why? it kills mold and mildew, and is an excellent, natural deodorizer)
- 1 1/2 Cups of Distilled Water (why? because distilled water is free from impurities and chemicals)
How to use your homemade spray air freshener
- Combine all ingredients in a fine-mist, or pressurized mist spray bottle. Shake well.
- Spray around your home, pointing the bottle as high as you can to allow the fragrance to fall onto the offending areas.
- Can be used on upholstery. It’s always a safe practice to test in an inconspicuous area first.
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