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Her House Always Has A Fresh And Pleasant Smell. She Finally Reveals Her Secret

Her House Always Has A Fresh And Pleasant Smell. She Finally Reveals Her Secret

It is always nice to live in a clean, fresh and smelling home. However, it is not always easy to keep it in a state of continuous freshness. Some odors, mostly bad, can persist in our homes. They can be due either to dishes cooked with spices raised, or to a malfunction or to the smell of our dear domestic companions who is encrusted in every corner of the house.

Generally, to eradicate these bad odors from our homes, we often use deodorants and fragrance diffusers. These, certainly, permeate our houses of different flavors to choose from. Nevertheless, they have the disadvantage of being harmful, even toxic to our health and the environment.

Fresh And Pleasant Smell. She Finally Reveals Her Secret

According to the American NGO The Environmental Working Group (EWG), the products of sprays and fragrance diffusers contain only a small amount of natural essences and larger, chemical substances from petroleum. These products contain components, such as diethyl phthalate, musk ketone, which affect the lungs and can cause respiratory diseases. On the other hand, according to the demonstrations of the Natural Resources Defense Council, in the United States, these components can have olfactory consequences by inhibiting odor receptors.

Therefore, it would be more sensible to use natural products to deodorize our homes and fill them with exquisite perfumes avoiding all these chemicals and expensive, in addition.

A natural deodorant spray

This spray is really simple and effective. It involves preparing it using baking soda and essential oils of your choice. This mixture helps to neutralize all the bad smells of the house. This spray could be used also to eradicate bad smells from carpets, curtains, sofas and other smelly place of the house.

Baking soda is a key and useful ingredient in our homes. It is an ecological product, natural, biodegradable, and nontoxic. There are 4 kinds of soda bicarbonates:
  • Food baking soda that can be safely consumed
  • Baking soda exclusively reserved for animal breeding
  • Baking soda specialized for household chores
  • Pharmaceutical soda bicarbonate whose use is purely medical.
  • Bicarbonate is hypoallergenic and acts as an absorbent and odor neutralizer.

Essential oils bring freshness and good scent, in addition to their health and well-being benefits. Indeed, they have soothing virtues promoting sleep, as they can relieve sinusitis, stomach pain or headache.

  • 4 teaspoons of baking soda
  • A few drops of essential oil of your choice (lemon, cinnamon, lavender, eucalyptus, etc.)
  • 2 cups hot water


In a clean container, mix the essential oil, the 4 teaspoons of baking soda. Add to the mixture the 2 cups of hot water and stir and let stand for half an hour. Put the mixture in a clean vaporizer. Your spray is ready to use. Another tip: if the baking soda is not well dissolved, just add a drop of alcohol and stir again.

This natural preparation helps keep your home cool and at the same time acts as an antibacterial and antiseptic.

Other tips for refreshing your home:

Air your home at least 30 minutes a day to reduce the pollution generated by cleaning products.

Install purifying plants in your home such as Aloe Vera .