Fragrant house is all good! It makes us feel calmer, relaxed, and cozy. The aromas also bring a feeling of welcome, well-being and can even be great allies in the treatment of insomnia, anxiety, and stress.
But how to keep the house always fragrant? We’ll tell you in this post. We brought several tips to help you in this task, come see.
1. Scented Cleaners
The scented cleaners sold in supermarkets are the first thing that comes to mind when it comes to scented homes. But their scent is usually short-lived. To use them correctly follow the instructions on the package.
2. Stick Flavorers
Stick flavorings are very common and really work. There are several options for sale in housewares stores and supermarkets, just choose the one you like the most.
But the trick for the aromatizer to perfume the house properly is to turn the sticks every day inside the container.
3. Flavoring spray
The flavoring spray is another trick that works to perfume the house. You can choose to buy ready-made ones or make your own at home.
Despite being more practical, industrialized sprays tend to have a very strong smell and more sensitive people may have allergic problems, especially those who suffer from rhinitis.
Therefore, the ideal is always to opt for a homemade option, healthier and really fragrant.
You can use herbs, dried flowers, citrus fruits, and spices as an aromatic base.
Write down a foolproof recipe to perfume the house:
- Cereal alcohol or ethyl alcohol
- Fresh citronella leaves
Start by washing the citronella leaves. Then place in a deep pot and cover with water. Allow it to boil and count for five minutes. Turn off the pan and wait for the liquid to cool.
Afterward, sanitize a bottle (preferably dark) and pour in the citronella broth. Top up with alcohol. If desired, put some leaves in this mixture. Place the bottle with the preparation in a dark place and let it rest for approximately one month.
After this period, pour the contents into a spray bottle and you’re done! Now it’s just a matter of spraying around the house, on the curtains, and the rugs.
Tip: you can substitute citronella for any other herb you like, such as lavender, rosemary, basil, capim Santo, among others. Step by step is the same. In addition to herbs, try using fruit peels, such as lemon and orange, and spices such as cloves, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
4. Aromatic candles
Aromatic candles are also great room perfumers. Not to mention that they are still decorative and bring a bonus which is the soft and diffused lighting, perfect for intimate nights.
Incenses have been used for centuries in different cultures for spiritual elevation. But nothing prevents these fragrant sticks from also being used to flavor your home.
A tip: use an incense holder so that the dust doesn’t get on the furniture and floor.
6. Essential oils
Essential oils are super-concentrated compounds extracted from plants that serve both to perfume the house and to help treat different types of emotions.
To perfume the house, however, the use of oils is easy and safe. You just need to choose your favorite scent, drop a few drops into a diffuser (electrical or manual) and you’re done.
In addition to the aroma, you will also benefit from the calming and relaxing power of these oils.
7. Fragrant sachets
The inside of the cabinets also deserves to be always scented, doesn’t it? And for that, there’s nothing better than a fragrant sachet.