Homemade Air Freshener


Did you know that your aerosol, plug-in, and candle air fresheners can be loaded with toxic chemicals?  They are FILLED with chemicals that you should not breathe in, and definitely not your little ones. Just a couple are phthalates, formaldehyde, and benzene. After researching conventional and natural air fresheners, I decided to make my own. There are so many recipes out there for homemade options! I read some that had rubbing alcohol in them, which can still be bad for you to breathe in. Others had Vodka in them (didn’t try those). I chose to use recipes that used just water or small amounts of witch hazel. My family has 2 favorite recipes that I am going to share below. Enjoy!


Lavender-Peppermint Spray

-4oz glass spray bottle

-fill 3/4 of the way with filtered water

-add 2 Tbsp. Witch Hazel (optional)

-add 10 drops Lavender Essential Oil

-add 5 drops Peppermint Essential Oil

-Shake bottle before each use!


Citrus-Mint Spray

-4 oz glass spray bottle

-fill 3/4 of the way with filtered water

-add 2 Tbsp. Witch Hazel (optional)

-add 5 drops each of orange, lemon, lime, and peppermint essential oils

-Shake bottle before each use!


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