2 Ingredient Odor Eliminating Carpet Refresh Powder
The ancient Roman Empire first used lavender to eliminate odors in household linens and clothing with lavender sachets. Today, we have powerful concentrated lavender as an essential oil. It is an excellent essential oil for eliminating unpleasant odors! Learn more ways to use essential oils in my book Aromatherapy: A Practical Guide for Home and Family. This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience, read full disclosure policy.
In the Press
This recipe was originally published in my column of this month’s Willow and Sage magazine. In the article I walk you through your home, room by room. Sharing several natural and convenient ways to use lavender flowers, buds, and essential oil.
Having Guest Over with No Time to Clean?
Do you have guests arriving soon? Don’t have time to clean your whole house? No worries, just apply Odor Eliminating Carpet Refresh Powder to your high traffic, carpeted areas. In addition to the typical living room carpet; stairs and hallways can collect quite a lot of dust and pet dander. Your home will smell amazing with a notion that you spent hours cleaning. Especially, when you use carpet refresh powder just before your guests arrive!
Supplies for Odor Eliminating Carpet Refresh Powder
- 1/2 cup baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon lavender essential oil
- 8 oz airtight container
Instructions for Odor Eliminating Carpet Refresh Powder
In a small mixing bowl combine baking soda and lavender essential oil. Stir until all baking soda clumps have dissolved. Last, pour refresh powder into an airtight container.
Yields: 1 cup
To Use: Sprinkle Lavender Carpet Refresh Powder over rugs or carpet. Then, let it stand for 5 to 10 minutes before vacuuming to reduce odors and release the fresh clean fragrance of lavender. Want more green recipes for home and beauty? Grab your copy of my Beginners Guide to Natural Living Book free!
I prefer to distribute Odor Eliminating Carpet Refresh Powder in a salt shaker for easy use. Use lavender buds and essential oil for a pleasant clean floral scent with my recipe for Pressed Flower Mason Jar Candles or try it in one my most popular recipes – Vanilla Lavender Linen Mist today!