Many herbes and flowers with their fragrant sweet smels doe comfort, and as it were revive the spirits and perfume the whole house. John Parkinson, Paradisi in Sole, Paradisus Terrestris, 1629
Simple herbal cleaning products bring nature’s fragrances indoors. Clockwise from upper left are Citrus Scrubber, lemon oil, Fragrant Wood Polish, Disinfectant Air Freshener, Herb Soap Concentrate and Herbal Rug Fragrance.
Makes 1/2 cup
I make a variety of convenient sprays by combining essential oils with alcohol and water. I like to keep several on hand, including orange, lavender, and spruce as well as the combination given below.
Louise Gruenberg gardens as much as possible and cleans house as little as possible in Oak Park, Illinois. She writes and teaches about herbs.
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