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Annie’s Deodorizing Room Spray

Annie’s Deodorizing Room Spray

The natural light fragrance that this spray leaves behind is so luscious, using it is a real pleasure. It’s simple to make, and all you do is spritz some into the air of any area that needs freshening. Here is the formula for this lovely all-natural deodorizing spray.


8 drops essential oil of lavender
4 drops bergamot essential oil
4 drops clove essential oil
2 drops peppermint essential oil
1/2 cup vodka
1/2 cup distilled water

1. Combine all ingredients in a spray bottle, shaking well to mix.

2. In any areas that need freshening, simply spritz four or five times into the air.

Makes 1 cup.

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10:43AM PST on Nov 11, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

3:31AM PDT on Aug 7, 2012

Thanks for the article

10:37AM PST on Jan 11, 2012

Thank you

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11:55PM PDT on Jun 4, 2008

Frebreeze has insecticide in it - I wouldn't use

2:48PM PST on Feb 12, 2008

Is this safe for fabrics? I'd like a freshening spray, like Febreeze, for my clothes and this sounds like it might work for that purpose. Thanks!

4:08PM PST on Feb 1, 2008

If stored in a dark, airtight container away from heat it will last indefinitely. But since it needs to placed in a spray-bottle to actually use it, it will not last forever. If you put it in a dark spray bottle (to block UV light) the mixture will last much longer and will be safe to use until it eventually evaporates. However, since the essential oils are more volatile (meaning that they will evaporate quickly) than the water or vodka, the scent will become less potent the longer it is stored. Let your nose tell you if it is still effective after about six months.

4:14PM PDT on Jul 30, 2007

Did anyone ever say the shelf life? I's really like to know before I make a batch! Thanks!

1:51PM PDT on Jul 19, 2007

how long of a shelf life does this spray have when stored in a spray bottle?

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