DIY Fall Spice Toilet Spray
Heavy Thanksgiving food means heavy Thanksgiving bathroom breaks, so be sure to arm your bathroom with an odor-killing toilet spray!
Ensure your bathroom is ready for guests this holiday season and make your own DIY Toilet Spray.
Thanksgiving is finally here and it's time to celebrate with delicious food! Forget about counting your calories this holiday season and immerse yourself in the delicious goodies of Thanksgiving.
Enjoy your turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and gravy with your loved ones and share some love and laughter around the table. Make sure your home and bathroom are ready for your guests with this DIY Toilet Spray, and freshen up your space with Thanksgiving essential oils. Invite the warm, sweet, and spicy aromas of the season into your home with our collection of Fall Essential Oils and never worry about undesirable scents again.
Host your holiday parties worry-free and create your own homemade poo pourri spray to keep your bathroom smelling fresh and spicy with Fall and Thanksgiving essential oils all season long.
Try this DIY Fall Spice Toilet Spray
What you need
- 15 Drops Nutmeg
- 15 Drops Clove Bud
- 20 Drops Cinnamon Bark
- 12 Drops Cardamom
- 8 Drops Orange
- 1.5 Tbsp Rubbing Alcohol
- 1 tsp Vegetable Glycerin (optional)
- 4oz Distilled Water
- 4oz Amber Glass Spray Bottle
How to Make
- Add Cinnamon Bark, Nutmeg, Clove Bud, Cardamom, and Orange essential oils into the glass spray bottle.
- Pour rubbing alcohol into the glass spray bottle, and swirl the bottle a few times to combine.
- Add Vegetable Glycerin (optional) into the glass spray bottle.
- Pour distilled water into the glass spray bottle.
- Screw on cap, and shake well to combine.
How to use
Simply shake the bottle a couple of times to ensure the solution is mixed, then spray 10 spritzes into the toilet bowl before using.
*Caution: Do not get the mist on the toilet seat. If you do, be sure to wipe it off. Because this blend does not have a carrier oil and contains hot oils, it can cause skin sensitivity if someone were to sit on the seat with the mixture on it.
DIY Fall Spice Toilet Spray: A Natural Breath of Fresh Air
In the modern era, our homes have become an oasis of comfort, a sanctuary from the outside world. As we spend more time indoors, the ambiance of our homes has become increasingly significant. Enter the world of natural aromas. Unlike synthetic fragrances, which can sometimes be overpowering, natural scents evoke a sense of calmness and purity. Especially in intimate spaces like our bathrooms, the shift from synthetic to organic sprays is evident. This is where the DIY Fall Spice Toilet Spray steps in.
DIY Fall Spice Toilet Spray: Ingredients
A concoction of nature's best, this spray leans into the aromatic profiles of essential oils. Essential oils not only provide a pleasant scent but also possess therapeutic properties. From the calming effects of lavender to the refreshing sensation of eucalyptus, these oils bring the magic.
The foundation of our toilet spray lies in base ingredients like witch hazel and distilled water. While water disperses the ingredients, witch hazel acts as a natural preservative, increasing the spray's shelf life.
But what truly sets the Fall Spice Toilet Spray apart are the spices of the season – star anise and cloves. Their spicy, warming scents encapsulate the very essence of autumn.
The Recipe: Crafting Your Toilet Spray
Crafting this spray is akin to brewing a potion. Begin by preparing the mixture. Combine your essential oils, distilled water, and witch hazel in a spray bottle. The quantities depend on the desired potency, but a general rule of thumb is 20 drops of essential oil for every cup of distilled water and witch hazel combined.
Application and Best Practices
You've created your concoction; now what? Spritz your DIY Fall Spice Toilet Spray into the bowl before or after use to maintain a fresh aroma. Store the bottle in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight, to ensure its longevity.
Comparing DIY vs. Commercial Toilet Sprays
Going the DIY route isn't just about crafting something unique; it's also about being informed. Compared to commercial toilet sprays, the DIY version is notably cost-efficient. Instead of repeatedly purchasing sprays, you can make more at home. Environmentally speaking, homemade sprays reduce plastic consumption and the harmful chemicals often found in store-bought versions. Lastly, from a health perspective, natural ingredients lessen the risk of allergies and adverse reactions.
Personal Experiences with DIY Toilet Sprays
I recall the first time I tried a DIY spray. The initial apprehension quickly turned to delight as the bathroom filled with a refreshing, natural aroma. Many share similar anecdotes, expressing joy at their newfound bathroom ritual. And when experts weigh in, their recommendations tilt heavily in favor of organic, DIY alternatives.
DIY Fall Spice Toilet Spray: The Experience
Utilizing this spray is an experience in itself. Each spritz takes you on an aromatic journey reminiscent of walking through a forest blanketed in fall foliage. Every note of spice every hint of essential oil evokes memories of cozy evenings by the fireplace, pumpkin pies, and the gentle rustling of fallen leaves.
How long does the DIY Fall Spice Toilet Spray last?
Typically, the spray can last up to 3 months if stored correctly.
Can I customize the scent of my toilet spray?
Absolutely! Feel free to experiment with different essential oils to create your signature aroma.
Is there an alternative to witch hazel?
Yes, you can use rubbing alcohol or vodka as a preservative substitute.
How often should I use the spray?
It's up to personal preference, but a few spritzes per bathroom visit should suffice.
Are there any side effects?
Since the ingredients are natural, side effects are minimal. However, always do a patch test with essential oils to ensure no skin irritation.
Why is my spray cloudy?
A cloudy appearance might be due to the mixing of oils and water. Could you give it a good shake before each use?
Conclusion: Embracing the DIY Lifestyle
The DIY Fall Spice Toilet Spray is more than just an aromatic delight. It represents a conscious choice, a pivot towards organic living, and an ode to the enchanting fall season. As you embrace this DIY journey, let each spritz remind you of nature's unparalleled beauty.