Now get creative and discover some of your own favorite stove-top potpourri recipes that you can create which is so easy. It’s best to use what you have on hand, and throw things in the pot that are about to go bad, like lemons, oranges mint or thyme.
This way, you can scent your home without spending too much money at the store getting air fresheners that have lots of chemicals.
Include this stove-top potpourri recipe to your cleaning methods to make your home smell fresh and clean. If you like cinnamon, consider throwing one teaspoon and a few drops of essential oil of your liking.
These are the things you will need:
3-4 springs of thyme
A hand full of Mint
2 tsp vanilla
One large pot
Essential oil (optional)
(Note) If you want one of the fragrance to be to more dominant, add more of it. When it is boiling and if one scent is too high, add more lemon, vanilla, or cinnamon to balance it.
Get a large pot that has a cover and fill it up to 3/4 full with water. Put it on the stove and set the stove to high and let it start to boil. If you want it to boil faster, cover it.
Get the lemon and lime and slice them 1/4 inch thick, rest them aside and get a hand full of mint and four springs of thyme. Put them in the pot, then put the stove on medium fire or heat. Add the 2 tsp vanilla or 1 tsp cinnamon if you want. You can make it as flavor-full as you wish.
After it has been boiling for 5 minutes, take off the cover and let it continue boiling for the next 5 minutes. You can turn off the stove now and let the fragrance circulate in the house, and if you think the smell is going away, you can just put the stove back to medium heat or fire.
The smell will last the entire day if you leave it in the pot and give it a mix like every 5 hours. This method can be customized by you in every way all you need is just a few natural ingredients.
Whenever you go to the supermarket just go to the vegetable section or wherever they may keep the thing you need in your supermarket.
This is an easy and cheap way to make your house smell amazing all day long, and the best part of it is you can put your little twist to it to make it your own.
I know most people like to be frugal in times like these and this is one of the best ways you can have your entire house smelling good, you can even do it when your cooking or do it just before you go to bed.
You will wake up in the morning to an amazing smell and that will give you a nice mood for the rest of the day. Even coming home from a long day you will be excited.