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Natural Homemade Cleaners: Dried Lavender Flowers and Baking Soda Carpet Deodorizer

By Kim Erickson
March/April 2002


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Making your own baking soda carpet deodorizer with dried lavender flowers is easy and inexpensive.

  • 1 cup baking soda
  • 1 cup dried lavender flowers
  1. Combine the ingredients in a glass jar with a tight-fitting lid and shake well.
  2. To use, sprinkle the mixture on carpets. Let sit for at least an hour. Vacuum as usual.


Kim Erickson writes on natural health and environmental issues and is the author of Drop Dead Gorgeous: Protecting Yourself from the Hidden Dangers of Cosmetics (Contemporary Books 2002).

Click here for the original article, Natural Healing: Natural Homemade Cleaners.








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