Between the strong smells escaping from the kitchen and bathroom, it can quickly get stuffy at home. A solution to this problem? Nothing beats natural remedies to clean indoor air. So, swap expensive air fresheners for certain aromatic herbs to perfume your interior. The tip of the day will surprise you: A little rosemary on the radiator and you get the perfect alliance to create a delicate aroma. Here’s how to reap the benefits of this culinary herb.

 Fresh rosemary to perfume the house

Rosemary is an aromatic plant commonly known and appreciated for its very pleasant intoxicating smell. In the kitchen, it is often used to flavor and aromatize various dishes, improving the taste and adding more flavor to recipes. But in addition to its culinary and medicinal benefits, this powerful herb is also known for its cleansing properties thanks to its multiple properties. It is therefore one of the natural herbs that we like to use to deodorize rooms and purify the air in the house. Nowadays, many people rely on rosemary essential oil in aromatherapy to combat stress, relax and unwind. To naturally scent the house, this is the ideal option.

Why do you need to put a few sprigs of rosemary on the heater?

In winter, the use of the radiator will be profitable for you to develop a natural deodorant and perfume the whole house. To do this, simply place a few sprigs of rosemary on the radiator: the hot air coming out of the radiator will spread the scent of rosemary throughout the room. This way, you get rid of unpleasant odors from the kitchen or bathroom in one fell swoop and enjoy a subtle aroma full of freshness.

Another interesting alternative: when the radiator is not on, you can achieve the same effect with the fireplace. In fact, burning a few sprigs of rosemary with the wood will perfume the room with a pleasant scent. Of course, for an even more promising result, if you want to intensify the emanation, do not hesitate to alternate with other natural ingredients such as pine needles, citrus peels and cinnamon sticks.

Small tip: you can still prepare a flavored water based on rosemary and lemon. To prepare it, simply boil this mixture to get a fragrant steam that spreads throughout the house. No sprigs of rosemary at hand? Its essential oil will do the trick. Put a few drops on a clean cloth and place it on a radiator. You can also simply fill a small cloth bag with dried herbs to place in a few corners of the house.

Eucalyptus essential oil, an ally of choice for perfuming the interior

Eucalyptus essential oil is extracted from Eucalyptus globulus leaves and is a very economical essence to combat various seasonal ailments, such as the common cold. But it is also very effective for scenting the rooms of the house and purifying the ambient air. Its preparation is very simple: put 4 drops of this essential oil in a diffuser, combined with 3 drops of lavender essential oil and another 3 drops of lemon essential oil. Thanks to their antibacterial and deodorizing properties, the fusion of these essences guarantees a pleasant scent in the house. Did you know? Eucalyptus oil is also popular in aromatherapy to increase concentration and alertness. And this by diffusing it in the environment in a harmonious way. Just a swipe of the atomizer spray in the room where you work, and you will be alert and responsive to give your best. A drop of this essential oil in the radiator will also produce the same result.

Finally, the easiest and most common way to use essential oils is to set up an electric aroma diffuser in the house. There is no lack of choice, you can find various models in diverse sizes and shapes. Some work by heating water, others by vibrations that create a kind of cool mist.