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Lavender Linen Water

Lavender Linen Water

As far back as ancient Egyptian and Greek times, people used lavender, rosemary, tansy, and other herbs for cleaning.

They freshened their linens by placing fragrant sachets, herbs, and flowers in drawers and closets. Homes were “sweetened” with garlands of lavender and mint.

With this simple formula you can “sweeten” your linens, too, and if you aren’t sensitive to essential oils, even use it to freshen and uplift rooms.

Lavender Linen Water
©2002 Snowdrift Farm, Inc.

Sprinkle on sheets or other other linens to freshen.
Spray onto linens before ironing.

1 teaspoon (100 drops) lavender essential oil
5-10 drops peppermint, spearmint or rosemary essential oil (optional)
2 oz. 80+ proof vodka
24 oz. distilled water

Pour essential oils and vodka into a bottle, cap and shake to emulsion.
Mix with distilled water.

The mix will cloud, and eventually separate.

Shake well before each use.

For more, contact Snow Drift Farm.

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on anniebbond.com, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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5:10PM PDT on Sep 6, 2013

Thanks very much!

5:18AM PDT on Mar 26, 2013

Cheers.

12:40PM PST on Nov 22, 2012

Lubię lawendę i miętę.

8:09PM PDT on Oct 12, 2012

Thanks

12:25AM PDT on Jun 2, 2012

Nice recipe !

12:04PM PDT on May 19, 2012

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1:24PM PDT on May 16, 2012

Thanks for posting.

4:53PM PST on Mar 9, 2012

Thank you :)

7:21PM PST on Dec 2, 2011

Thanks.

6:55PM PST on Nov 24, 2011

great... thanks

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