Homemade Air Freshener: Breathe happy without the toxic mess!

A fantastic article from one of Healthy Sauce’s favourite sites: http://www.thankyourbody.com – Enjoy!

Homemade air freshener is probably one of the easiest and cheapest things you can make.

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But beyond those reasons, ditching the toxic stuff is important. Really important. But I’m getting ahead of myself. Let’s start with a story…

About a year ago I was sitting in the foyer at my church watching my then little baby crawling around. It was an enjoyable morning. Calm. Peaceful. But then a slightly unpleasant smell began to tickle my nose. I looked over to see a little pile of kiddie vomit a couple of feet away from me.

Yuck.

I was about to investigate the situation when a man quickly came running down the hall, brimming with purpose. He had a wash cloth and a little blue spray bottle in his hand. He rushed over the to pile, wiped it up, and then sprayed it with some Febreeze. Everyone around the situation looked relieved. I didn’t think much of it.

At least not until the fumes of the air “freshener” (ha!) reached my nose. All of a sudden I was dizzy, nauseous, and repulsed by the toxic fumes of that chemical mess. Despite the unpleasantness of the kid vomit, this cover-up was way worse! I grabbed my baby and left immediately.

Continue Reading: http://www.thankyourbody.com/homemade-air-freshener/

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