DIY: Simmer Pot Air Freshener

An excellent way to make use of food scraps such as citrus fruit peels, used chai spices such as cinnamon sticks, cloves and star anise, or bruised apples is to make a simmer pot air freshener. You can also use fresh ingredients in simmer pot air fresheners. Not only will this get rid of lingering food smells in your kitchen, but the scent will likely travel throughout your entire home.

The below video offers suggestions for simmer pot air fresheners made from ingredients you can likely get your hands on all-year-round.

Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She writes about lifestyles including sustainable and green living. She also offers content services to businesses and individuals at

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