Herbal Homekeeping: Aromatherapy – Final Part of VI

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Scenting your laundry:

Add a few drops of your favorite essential oil in lingerie, linens, sheets and towels, or hand washed items’ final rinse water.


Sprinkle a few drops of your favorite essential oil onto a small piece of terry cloth, to toss into the dryer, while drying above loads.


We recommend using Lavender essential oil!





Refresh your potpourri scent or sachets with a few drops of a favorite essential oil!

Try a blend of favorite scents!





Scent a favorite candle, by carefully placing a drop or two into the pooled hot melted wax surrounding the wick, after lighting it.




To naturally scent a room, add a few drops of essential oil into:


* a small pan of water, to simmer on the stove

* in a potpourri simmer pot

*in an aromatherapy diffuser





Make an air freshener!


Add 6 drops of essential oil to 1/2 pint water in a small spray bottle.


We recommend a blend of oils: Lavender and
Orange, to invigorate and refresh!





Refresh your rugs and carpets!


*By sprinkling a few drops of essential oils onto a cotton ball, to place in your vacuum cleaner bag.


*By mixing in well 30 drops of favorite essential oil to a medium sized box of baking soda, sprinkle over carpet and then vacuum.


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