Essential OilsEssential Oil Scented Laundry Booster Crystals Recipe

Essential Oil Scented Laundry Booster Crystals Recipe

This essential oil scented laundry booster crystals cleaning recipe uses oils distilled from plants, flowers, trees and herbs to wash in a different custom scent that your family will gladly embrace.  Each time they move in their clothing the tiniest little wisps of natural fragrance is released.

Essential Oil Scented Laundry Booster Crystals Recipe

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By far the thing that people seem to miss the most when they stop using store bought detergent is the fragrance. Although most agree it’s worth the loss of that wonderful scent to know your clothes haven’t been coated with synthetic ingredients and (in some cases) endocrine disruptors, it’s hard not to miss.

But there’s good news! You don’t need to give up the comfort of that sweet smell just because you ditch the lab created chemicals. Instead, you can make your own scented laundry booster with just two simple ingredients. It takes a matter of seconds to create your own scented laundry crystals, so there’s no need to walk around in plain smelling clothes ever again.

You will need:

• 1 cup Epsom or rock salt

• 20 drops of the essential oil of your choice

Time required – about 1 minute.


Combine the salt and essential oils in a bowl and mix them thoroughly. Then seal it in an airtight storage container (a clean and dry reused pickle jar works fine), and you’re done.

To use – add 1 tablespoon to your laundry with your detergent. The salt will dissolve, softening the water as it does, and distribute the fragrance throughout, lightly scenting your clothes. One cup will last for approximately 16 loads.

Want to get the same scents you’re already used to? Here are some popular commercial fragrances you can recreate with oils:

“Mountain Fresh” is made by blending clary sage, petitgrain, and vetiver.

“Cool Water” is a mix of bergamot, chamomile, coriander, elemi, and pink peppercorn.

“Forest” requires a combination of bergamot, cedarwood, and petitgrain.

Essential oils are an affordable way to make your laundry smell according to the emotions you need in your life.

~ Citrus essential oils are uplifting to your mood – (click here to buy)

~ Lavender essential oil is soothing and relaxing – (click here to buy)

~ Cedarwood essential oil releases and reduces anxiety – (click here to buy)

~ Bergamot essential oil combats depression – (click here to buy)

~ Frankincense essential oil helps grief – (click here to buy)

~ Helichrysum essential oil for panic attacks – (click here to buy)

~ Petitgrain essential oil helps manger anger – (click here to buy)

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Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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