To help you rest after a long tiring week, give your home a relaxing ambiance with this homemade room spray. Lavender and chamomile essential oils are proven to soothe and calm the nervous system, reducing stress and anxiety. Blend these oils, close your eyes and take a rest in your own garden.
2 ounces Witch Hazel/Vodka
15 drops Roman Chamomile essential oil
10 drops Lavender essential oil water
For a relaxing room spray, combine witch hazel/vodka and essential oils. Allow to sit for 1-2 hours, then add 2 ounces water. Shake well before each use.
Essential Oil Properties In This Recipe
Chamomile Essential Oil:
Aroma: Roman – Fresh, rich, sweet and apple-like fragrance | German – Sweet, straw-like fragrance
Pairs Well With: Bergamot, eucalyptus, clary sage, lavender, geranium, grapefruit,, jasmine, neroli, oakmoss, palmarosa, tea tree, grapefruit, rose, lemon and ylang-ylang.
Properties: Anti-spasmodic, antiseptic, antibiotic, antidepressant, anti-neuralgic, antiphlogistic, carminative, cholagogue, cicatrisant, emenagogue, analgesic, febrifuge, hepatic, sedative, nervine, digestive, tonic, bactericidal, sudorific, stomachic, anti-inflammatory, anti-infectious, vermifuge, and vulnerary.
Lavender Essential Oil:
Aroma: Sweet, floral, herbaceous, light fresh and soft aroma
Pairs Well With: Bergamot, black pepper, cedarwood, chamomile, clary sage, clove, cypress, eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, juniper, lemon, lemongrass, mandarin, marjoram, oakmoss, palmarosa, patchouli, peppermint, pine, ravensara, rose, rosemary, tea tree, thyme, vetiver, pine, and nutmeg.
Properties: Calming, sleep-inducing, antiseptic, analgesic, disinfectant, anti-inflammatory, anti-convulsant, anti-rheumatic, anti-spasmodic, antifungal, antiviral, bactericide, carminative, cholagogue, cicatrisant, cordial, cytophylactic, decongestant, deodorant, diuretic, emmenagogue, hypotensive, nervine, rubefacient, sedative, sudorific and vulnerary.