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Make Your Own Poo-Pourri

October 7, 2013

I love this great idea and super duper marketing campaign.  The ad is worth the watch just for the laughs!

If you are up for creating your own version.. here is a great recipe.

Here what you’ll need:

  • 10 drops Lemongrass Essential OilMake your own poo-pourri
  • 10 drops Grapefruit Essential Oil
  • 10 drops Bergamot Essential Oil
  • 8 ounces of water
  • (1) small spray bottle

Fill the spray bottle with 8 ounces of water, add 10 drops each of the Lemongrass, Grapefruit and Bergamot Essential Oils, and shake.

Here’s how to use:

BEFORE “nature calls”, shake the bottle again and then spritz the #2 Spray into the toilet bowl. Approximately 3 or 4 spritzes should do it. Then do your “business”. The oils will disperse over the water creating a vapor barrier and trapping any offensive odors!

I hope that helps you make the call of nature more pleasant for everyone one.

Marie

ps – I use DoTERRA essential oils because I truly believe they are the best quality oils on the market.  You can learn more by reading the post listed below.

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. Vonda Moore permalink
    November 14, 2013 7:02 pm

    Could there be any skin irritation from the essential oils splashing up onto the skin or delicate private areas?

    • November 16, 2013 4:30 pm

      Hi Vonda,
      Nope. The essential oils used in this recipe are quite gentle on the skin even if they are used neat. In the recipe, you’ll notice that there is actually a small amount of essential oils in the mix, so it’s really not a concern. And I’ve been using this mix ever since I created this post and I have never experienced any splashing.
      Marie

      • Vonda Moore permalink
        November 16, 2013 4:47 pm

        Good to know, Marie! Thanks

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