Sometimes the air in our home can become horrible smelling do to the odors caused by the germs we have in our households. Knowing how to rid the awful odors from the home naturally is important because sometimes using air fresheners from the store can make matters worse.
Place a tablespoon of each of dried spices such as cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg into a crock-pot with 6 cups of warm water. After, turn the crock- pot on low heat so the lovely aromas from the spices can warm up and release their pleasant spicy scent into the air of your home.
Lavender Rosemary Room Spray
Making a lavender rosemary room spray can help rid odors as well. Simply add 50 drops of lavender oil, 30 drops of rosemary oil and 2 cups of water into a spray bottle. After, place the sprayer onto the bottle and give the bottle a good gentle shake to combine the ingredients together. Then you can take the spray bottle and mist each room in your home with the spray a few times a day until the odors are gone. The lavender and rosemary oil have antibacterial properties in them that can not only kill the germs, but kill the bad odors too.
Cleaning Carpets with Baking Soda
Sometimes odors like to hangout in our carpets so the best way to get rid of them is by making and using a homemade carpet deodorizer. To make a homemade carpet deodorizer you need 1 box of baking soda and 50 drops of your favorite essential oil. Then you simply pour the box of baking soda into a bowl with the essential oil and combine the two ingredients together. Next, you simply sprinkle the deodorizer onto the carpets in your home and leave it on for 30 minutes to kill the germs and odors naturally.. After, simply vacuum the carpets up really well. Then your home will smell fresh and clean again..
Those allergic to any of the ingredients in these homemade air freshener recipes should simply find another way to rid the odors in your home.