DIY Essential Oil Infused Potpourri

Potpourri is an easy way to bring the essence of the holidays into your home! Once the aroma starts to fade, simply add a few more drops of your favorite essential oil. Also simply add to mason jars or decorative boxes to transform into an easy and amazing gift!


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What You Need:

Your favorite whole spices and herbs

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Recommended:

Orange Peels
Star Anise
Bay Leaves
Cinnamon Sticks
Vanilla Beans, cut into small pieces
Cardamom Seeds
Dried Apple Slices
Candied Ginger
Whole Cloves
All Spice
Whole Nutmeg

3-5 drops of your desired essential oil

Recommended:

Cinnamon Bark essential oil
Cassia essential oil
Vetiver essential oil
Wild Orange essential oil
Clove essential oil
Ginger essential oil
Cardamom essential oil

Directions:

1. Place desired herbs and spices into a container or bowl. Mix and assemble as desired.

2. Add 3-5 drops of essential oil on top of potpourri.

3. Once the aroma starts to fade after a couple weeks, add more essential oil. You can even place it in a pot of simmering water for a stove-top potpourri that will make your entire house smell like the holidays.

Gift Giving Idea:

Potpourri makes a great present to neighbors, friends, and co-workers during the holidays. Just place in a decorative box with a bottle of essential oil.

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