Essential Oils DIY: Make a Simple Trashcan Deodorizer
Above: Add a few drops of this essential oil blend to problem areas like the kitchen bin. (To source this trashcan, see .)
How to make a trashcan deodorizer:
- 20 drops
- 8 drops
- 4 drops
Add to a small glass bottle and shake well.
N.B.: Take care before using essential oils, and always test in a small, discrete area before applying to skin, fabric, or furniture. “Essential oils are the most potent form of plant medicine and must be respected and handled with care. Some essential oils may have contraindications for use when pregnant or for people with health conditions or skin sensitivities,” De La Fuente says. Consider consulting your physician (and your vet) before using.
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N.B. This post has been updated; the original story ran on May 26, 2017.