Musty, tobacco, pet or cooking odors are unpleasant.. Everyone may be tempted to use odor control sprays and room fragrances to scent their home. However, these products often contain harmful substances that are detrimental to the respiratory system. If you want to keep breathing healthy air in your home in winter, try this method that will warm your home while providing a delicate fragrance.
How to scent your home in winter?
It is possible to perfume the house in winter in a simple and practical step. The only thing to do is to use the radiator as a support.
- Using the radiator to scent your home
Indeed, the radiator can be used as a diffuser of pleasant scents in every room of the house. In addition to heating your home, this device will help you scent it without using chemical air fresheners. To begin with, prepare your natural air freshener by choosing the fragrance of your choice. It can be aromatic plants (rosemary, mint, sage), spices (cinnamon, ginger, cloves), citrus fruits or essential oils. In a refractory container, put the ingredients with a little water. Then place it on the radiator. The heat from the radiator will spread a sweet fragrance throughout the house.
Another similar tip: soak a microfiber cloth in a mixture of water, 2 tablespoons of citrus peel, 10 drops of essential oil of your choice and 2 tablespoons of citric acid. Place it on the radiator after wringing it out well. This scented cloth diffuses a fresh and light aroma inside your home.
Scent your home: Other tips for making homemade perfume.
There are many ways to improve the fragrance and air quality of your home. However, you don’t need to use chemicals to achieve this. Simply choose one of these natural alternatives.
Lemon and rosemary: This tip consists of preparing a homemade fragrance based on lemon and rosemary. Mix the ingredients in a saucepan in the following proportions:
- The slices of 2 lemons
- 2 sprigs of rosemary
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 liters of water
Then heat the mixture to boiling. The steam from this mixture will perfume your home and give off a sweet aroma and a special scent. Similarly, oranges, cinnamon and cloves can be mixed for a pleasant and refreshing aroma.
Gelatin and essential oils: Another room fragrance can be used inside the house. These are the ingredients you will need to prepare your air freshener gel:
- 2 cups of water
- Four packages of unflavored gelatin
- 1 teaspoon of essential oil of your choice.
- 1 tablespoon salt
In a medium saucepan, bring the water to a boil. Add the gelatin and whisk to combine. You can also add a drop of food coloring to add more color to the mixture. Remove the pan from the heat, add the salt and whisk to combine. Pour the mixture into small jars and add a few drops of essential oils. Let it sit for a day. Then place the jar in the center of the room on a table to create a pleasant atmosphere in the house.