Lemon Powered Odor-Eating Powder
It can be hard to get rid of nasty odors. Whether they're embedded in the carpet, the kitchen drain, or your kid's softball cleats! You don't want to use chemicals, but by golly, those smells have got to go!
Let lemon essential oil be your super hero. Lemon is an odor killing machine! Pair that with lemongrass essential oil and baking soda and you've got an odor-fighting powder that is easy to use, and to clean up.
Ways to Use Your Lemon Powered Odor-Eating Powder
Deodorize Athletic Shoes with Lemon Essential Oil
Sprinkle this powder liberally inside your shoes and let sit overnight. Vacuum out the powder the next day. If odors remain, do a second time or put the offending shoes in a ziplock back in the freezer for 24 hours to help kill the bacteria causing the odors.
Lemon Essential Oil Deodorizer for Carpet
Did someone spill milk, or did your furry friend have an accident on the carpet or your upholstered furniture? This powder can be safely sprinkled on these surfaces and let to sit for 24 hours or more, then vacuumed up! We've rescued a few pieces of furniture this way, and carpets too!
Clean the Sink and Deodorize the Kitchen Drain at the Same Time!
This blend works great as a cleanser to polish the kitchen sink, and when you're done you wash it all down the drain, deodorizing the drain in the process!
Make Your Own DIY Lemon Powered Odor-Eating Powder
- Mix well together.
- Store in glass shaker bottler and use to freshen up shoes and stinky athletic gear
- You can also shake some on carpet and vacuum to freshen up the house.
Safety & Contraindications
When it comes to drug interactions and contraindications, there are literally textbooks devoted to the study of essential oil safety, and I must defer to the chemists, pharmacists and experts who understand this complicated topic more than I.
With that said, as a trained researcher and doctor, I think it’s important to note that there is virtually no research out there discussing how essential oils interact with drugs in human clinical trials. Essentially, what this means is that essential oil safety is still a wild frontier in the science community and no one really knows (for certain) how essential oils will interact with drugs or your body.
Let common sense be your guide. Still, be sure to maintain proper dilutions, and general safety considerations still apply. As always, discontinue use if any adverse reactions occur and consult your physician immediately.