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Essential Oil Air Freshening Sprays

Make your own essential oil air freshening sprays with these fun and easy recipes. You can bottle this and give it as gifts, or just enjoy using it in your own house every day.

Ingredients:
1 cup distilled water
8-10 drops essential oil of your choice spray bottle, with a fine mist setting
label

Pour the cup of distilled water into the spray bottle. Add the drops of essential oils and shake very well. Cap the bottle, and allow to sit for a few hours before using. Shake the bottle before each use to evenly distribute the scented oil throughout the water. Use the label to describe what sort of air freshener each bottle is. And be sure to use the fine mist setting on your bottle, so the spray will be distributed nicely in the air.

Here are some ideas for wonderful air freshener sprays, but you can go ahead and create your own favorite blends using scents that you love the most. To use the following recipe, just add the recommended amounts of essential oil to the spray bottle with the distilled water, and follow the instructions as above.

Please note that essential oils can vary in potency - for this reason, you can add or reduce the amounts of essential oil recommended in each recipe, if you find that the essential oil you've bought is either stronger or weaker than expected.

DEODORIZING ROOM SPRAY
6 drops bergamot essential oil
1 drop eucalyptus essential oil
2 drops lemon essential oil
Add to the distilled water in the spray bottle, shake well, and spray as a fine mist. This one is great for the bathroom!

PET DEODORIZING ROOM SPRAY
6 drops cedarwood
3 drops tea tree oil
Add to the distilled water in the spray bottle, shake well, and spray as a fine mist. If you have pets like I do, this spray is great for freshening up the entire house.

APPLE PIE SPICE ROOM AIR FRESHENER
6 drops Cinnamon essential oil
3 drops clove essential oil
Add to distilled water in the spray bottle, shake well, and spray as a fine mist. I love this one sprayed in the kitchen.

ORANGE SPICE ROOM AIR FRESHENER
5 drops orange essential oil
2 drops cinnamon essential oil
Add to distilled water in the spray bottle, shake well, and spray as a fine mist.

Listed below are three blends made to change your mood for the better. It's been proven that with the effects of aromatherapy, just the way things smell can alter your mood.

MOOD LIFTER AIR FRESHENER SPRAY
4 drops chamomile essential oil
3 drops orange essential oil
2 drops ylang ylang essential oil
Follow directions as with other recipes above. This recipe will make you feel more light hearted and less depressed.

STRESS RELIEVER AIR FRESHENER SPRAY
4 drops lavender essential oil
3 drops rose essential oil
2 drops clary sage essential oil, optional
Follow directions as with other recipes above. This air freshener will help relieve stress, and it smells really wonderful.

SLEEPY-TIME RELAXATION AIR FRESHENER SPRAY
4 drops lavender essential oil
3 drops chamomile essential oil
Follow directions as with other recipes above. Both of these essential oils have wonderful, sedative effects. Spray a little in your bedroom a half hour before going to bed to enjoy the soothing effects of these natural sedatives. Or spray a little on your pillow or bedclothes to enjoy a whole night of wonderful, restorative sleep.

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Essential Oil said...

Essential oils are great for air fresheners and removing bacteria from the home. Great tips.

 
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