With monsoons, comes the damp and moldy smell to your home. While you might be relying on popular air fresheners to keep your home smelling nice and fresh, studies have found that these fresheners emit toxic chemicals that raise the levels of indoor air pollution to hazardous levels.
So we bring you some DIY deodorizers that are easy and serve the purpose just as well.
Besides its many other uses, baking soda is great for banishing indoor stinks as well. Sprinkle it in the bathroom or kitchen or other areas that are prone to odors. You could also make a spray by mixing a few teaspoons with water and spritzing it in the air.
Love the lovely scent that wafts from a bakery? Well, you can create that yummy smell at home by boiling some cinnamon or other fragrant spices from the kitchen and allowing the vapors to waft through your house.
Dry fragrant flowers, herbs, and leaves till they are brittle. Add six drops of your favorite essential oil to a cup of Potpourri and a fragrance binder like orris or calamus root. Store it in an airtight container till the scent infuses the mixture. Place the potpourri wherever you need bad smells to be banished.
Make a diffuser by using a wine bottle or ceramic bottle with a narrow neck. Fill it 1/4th with water, and a mixture of 70 parts safflower oil and 30 parts essential oil and insert bamboo skewers that will diffuse the fragrance. You could also mix some essential oil with water and spritz through the.