A linen spray will come in handy to add in crisp and freshness to your fabric, especially during the storage stage of your laundry. But is it worth it spending money on linen spray at the store when you can make it indoors? If you think you can save yourself the expenses, you’ll find value in the sections below on how to make DIY linen spray without alcohol.
Why Use Linen Spray?
Aside from the fact that they could add freshness and sweet scenting aromas to your clothing, there are numerous other ways you can find a DIY linen spray without alcohol to be useful. They include:
- It could help add freshness to the room to improve the air.
- It can enhance your fabrics’ smell, including your dress, clothes, bedsheets, towels, and underwear.
- Spray it in the room before bed to help improve sleep.
- Use it on soft furnishing to enhance the smell before receiving guests.
- A healthy option to help improve mood and relieve anxiety (aromatherapy).
Buy Or Make Natural Linen Spray?
As they are not expensive to get from the store, you may want to consider saving yourself the stress and mess and getting it at the shop. But there are many reasons why you want to learn how to make DIY linen spray without alcohol. For one, you know a new special recipe you can pass on to others, and you can be sure not to run out of organic fragrance for fabric again.
When shopping through the store, you can never be sure of the ingredients’ quality in the mix, and that’s just one of them. There is also the chance that you’ll find that most contain alcohol in them. But this doesn’t mean that there are no options without. The thing is, you may have to do a bit of searching to find one.
Again, it will cost you more to buy one than to make it in your kitchen. There is also the fact that you get more portion when you make it yourself than when you buy. I’m not trying to pull down store-bought options; I’m only trying to point out the benefits if you choose to try out the recipe below.
The decision is up to you when deciding which option will be best suited for you, but if you ask me, it’s best you learn how to make it. It doesn’t require much, and the procedure isn’t stressful as you imagined.
How To Make DIY Linen Spray Without Alcohol?
It may seem strange that you will be making a deodorant type spray without the use of alcohol. But the truth is that it could also work excellently well if you know how to make it right. You can learn just how in the section below.
Essential Oil Linen Spray Recipe Procedure
It’s nothing complex, and you want to assemble the materials which can be sourced locally, and there is a probability you have them in your kitchen. They are
- Small jar with a tight lid
- Spray bottle
- 6 tablespoons of water
- 10 drops of lavender essential oil
- 12 drops of fir essential oil
- 12 drops of lemon essential oil
- 2 tablespoon of hydrogen peroxide (alternative to alcohol)
DIY Linen Spray Preparation
Once you have assembled all the ingredients, you will now get started with the preparation.
- Combine the hydrogen peroxide and lavender essential oil in the jar. Cover the lid and shake well to ensure the two liquids mix correctly. It is almost impossible to get a thorough mix, but it should be enough after stirring for 30 seconds.
- Now add in the fir and lemon essential oil to improve the potency of the linen spray. You can make use of only lavender, but I find it to have more scent and potency when you add in a few others. So fir and lemon should do the trick.
- Add in the water and cover the lid again while shaking the jar continuously.
- Once mixed, get the content into the spray bottle. You can use a small funnel if available.
- Store in a cool, dry place and use as desired.
When done correctly, you should get a sweet-smelling preparation that is safe to use on your fabrics and indoors to improve the air. There are many other ways you can find a linen spray to be useful, and it all boils down to which particular scents you want. You want to keep them away from kids and pets as the hydrogen peroxide, and essential oils could cause stomach upset when ingested, so it is best to store it at a height.