Aroma Therapy Hacks. DIY tips that you can use daily in your home.
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Want your home to smell good?
Grab some lemon, vanilla extract, and rosemary. Throw them in your crock pot. Add a little water, then turn it on low. Your home will smell fantastic, but not overpowering.
Place vanilla scented tea light in bowl of coffee beans. The warmth of the candles will heat up the coffee bean and make your home smell like french vanilla coffee.
Spices and savory candles scents match well in the kitchen, like cinnamon, clove, or cardamom.
Make your house smell like spring. Take 2 lemons (sliced), 3 to 4 sprigs of thyme, 1/2 teaspoon mint extract, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Fill a pot on your stove with water and simmer.
Use lemon-Scented Pledge. It can be used on wood and stainless steel, so try wiping down your furniture and appliances with this product before visitors arrive. Makes your home smell so delicious.
Placing fresh flowers around your home will give the whole house a fresh smell.
Make your won aroma beads. Instructions HERE
Cooking cabbage and stinking up the house? Add a bay leaf. This will reduce the smell during cooking and give it a subtle flavor.
Run half a lemon through the garbage disposal once a week. It lubricates the blades while giving the sink and kitchen a fresh, lemony scent.
Fresh-baked cookies or BREAD makes your home smell warm and inviting. So cook away before guest arrive.
To create a homey atmosphere, put some cinnamon spice in a pot with water and boil. Or cinnamon and orange peels simmering on the stove!
Use cinnamon or vanilla beans in a pot of simmering water or a small crock pot. The scent lasts as long as the water does, so make sure you keep adding a little water every few hours. And they are not as overpowering as some of the candles people burn. When the scent is too strong,turn it off.
Want to relax?
Citrus scents, especially orange essential oil, will help you relax. Just rub a few drops on the palm of your hand and take a deep breath. Stress be gone!
Use aroma therapy with your bath. Add coconut and rose water to a warm bath. Soak for 20 minutes. Not only will it help you relax but will make your skin feel softer and smell luscious.
Want to sleep better at night?
Place a few drops of lavender oil on a tissue and place it inside your pillow case before going to bed. You will drift off to sleep with sweet dreams!
Use calming, sleep inducing scents in the bedroom. Use a vanilla candle. Other recommendations for a bedroom include eucalyptus mint scented candle, lavender, jasmine, sandalwood or chamomile.