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6 Natural Fragrances for Your Bathroom

Add friendly scents to your personal space by using natural ingredients such as herbs and fruits


Soothing fragrances allow you to relax after a long day at work -- making it an important addition to any space. Use these six natural ingredients to create your own bathroom fragrances.

Main photo by Jun Pinzon.

Keep these fragrances in mind:


Basil clears the mind of worries, helps you focus and concentrate, and uplifts the mood of people who suffer from depression, insomnia, and stress. Mix four tablespoons of dried basil with lemon essential oils to create a calming smell in the bathroom.

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Chamomile relaxes and relieves anxiety, tension, and insomnia. This is good for hyperactive children, the frail, and the elderly. Mix chamomile with baking soda to give your room a refreshing smell.

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Eucalyptus is a great essential oil that clears the head and calms emotions. Craft your deodorizing spray by mixing distilled water, baking soda, and eucalyptus oil.

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Create your own potpourri by mixing dried flowers and plants and scented oil then placing them in sachets. If you want to use them as centerpieces, it is always best to arrange them in layers.

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Baking Soda

Baking soda serves as a good deodorizer for your bathroom. Just mix a half cup of baking soda with a half cup of water and a drop of essential oil to create your solution.

RL Tip: Display your homemade fragrance in mason jars! 

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Basically made of water, gum resin, and aromatic material, incense comes in sticks and cones. Frankincense and myrrh are not the only scents; some companies have them in fruits, florals, and even candy. Incense gives the room a very Asian atmosphere, so light them up during meditation or to simply fill your room with a calming scent.

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