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DIY Essential Oils in the Home: Make an All-Natural Air Freshener

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DIY Essential Oils in the Home: Make an All-Natural Air Freshener

May 3, 2019

Forget Febreeze: Dawn De La Fuente, owner of herbal apothecary S/he Studio, shares a DIY for a more subtle, calming air freshener with marjoram, ylang-ylang, and sweet orange. Here’s how.

Keep a small bottle of this spray in the bath for easy freshening. Photograph by Matthew Williams for Remodelista; see World’s Tiniest Spa Bath: A Grecian-Inspired Guest Suite in LA.
Above: Keep a small bottle of this spray in the bath for easy freshening. Photograph by Matthew Williams for Remodelista; see World’s Tiniest Spa Bath: A Grecian-Inspired Guest Suite in LA.

How to make an all-natural air freshener

Add a few drops in this ratio to a diffuser. Or combine these amounts with 2 ounces of distilled water in a small spray bottle, shake well, and spritz as necessary.

N.B.: Take care when using essential oils, and always test in a small, discreet area before applying. You may want to consult your physician (and your veterinarian) before using.

And for more essential oil DIYs, check out our past posts:

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on June 1, 2017.

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