- The recipe above and the ones listed below can use whatever essential oils or blends which are safe for your situation.
- Many of the blends from Lea's Free EO classes are perfect for adding to the spray.
- You can find several different sizes and styles of sprayers to use with your recipes here. Things Lea Loves Spray Bottles
- You can leave out the essential oils from a linen spray recipe and only use hydrosols, which makes a great safe option for little ones under the age of 2. For safety on using essential oils with Children, please see our info here. Using Essential Oils with Children
- If you are not familiar with Hydrosols, you can read all about them here. Everything you wanted to know about Hydrosols (including where to buy them!
- Spray on soft furnishings like the couches, chairs, curtains, carpets, rugs and bedding to freshen between washes.
- Use as an ironing aide for fresh smelling clothes.
- Spray clothes to keep fresh between washes.
- Use as an air freshener.
- Spray in the car.
- Spray on bedding to help promote sleep. More info here: Essential Oils for Sleep
- Spray on the body to help promote cooling.
- Spray on the clothing and/or body for times when other topical use such as roller ball isn't the best option.
Following are some great spray recipes from other sources.
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Lea Harris is a Certified Clinical Aromatherapist Scholar's Program graduate from Aromahead Institute. This website, and its sister website, LearningAboutEOs, is home to educational advice and information about using essential oils safely. Lea founded and runs the Using Essential Oils Safely facebook group, with hundreds of new members joining each week. Lea is the author of The TRUTH About Essential Oil Safety, and the creator of Safe Essential Oil Labels and the UEOS App. You can find FREE classes here: Free Essential Oil Classes.
Lea received her herbalist certification through The Herbal Academy of New England. Lea is a contributing writer for Natural Herbal Living magazine, and blogs about herbs and natural living on her website, Nourishing Treasures.
Lea is Professional level member of the Alliance of International Aromatherapists.
Businesses, groups, and individuals can hire Lea to consult on safety, product formulation, and more on her website Lea Harris CCA.