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Thread: lavender linen oil, homemade

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    Do you have to add the esential oil or is it just for the nice scent?
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    yes you can, but these are PURE essential oils, not Fragrance oils. there is a huge difference!
    Also you must know what the essential oils are used for in the homeopathic world. Like lavender is used for nerves , migraines , headaches , tension , emotional stress , sore muscles or tense muscles . Other uses include benefits for the skin , immune and circulatory systems.

    Lemon oil smells refreshing, and is also good for excellent immune system booster and hence promotes good health and well-being. Moreover, it also improves the functioning of the digestive system and circulatory system. It also improves blood circulation and thereby helps to lower high blood pressure. The anti-septic, astringent and bacteria fighting properties of lemon oil, make it the best ointment for treating wounds and burns. Other than its medicinal uses, lemon oil is also known as one of the best cleaning and insect repellent agent. Given below are the various methods by which you can enjoy the benefits of the lemon essential oil.

    and so it goes!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maride View Post
    I use it for all my ironing. Not long ago DH used the bathroom in my sewing room and asked why do I keep vodka in the bathroom. I wonder what was he thinking.
    Oh my, I had to laugh...

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    DH used the bathroom in your sewing room? Did you rub his nose in it????

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    you can make lavender-infused vodka and then wouldn't even need the oil. Put a few tablespoonfuls of dried lavender in about a cup of vodka, cover and let sit about 4-6 weeks. Strain out the flowers and dilute the vodka with water. I think I'm going to start using this, what a good idea. I hate spending lots of money on non-fabric items--don't you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by farnsworth View Post
    so I have seen this that you can use in your iron that you can buy and they are pricey but I just found this recipe
    2 cups distilled water
    2 ounces vodka
    20 drops lavender essential oil

    and it makes me think can you use other essential oils? Does anyone know?
    Yes, you can use any essential oil, be sure you aren't buying fragrance oil though. Fragrance oil is simply veg. oil with a few drops of essential oil added to it.

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    Wink

    It is used in place of starch. Starch attracts silverfish and this not supposed to do that plus I think it makes fabric stiffer.

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    i am al for the vodka on the rocks ....in the jello ...in the tea

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    Quote Originally Posted by farnsworth View Post
    so I have seen this that you can use in your iron that you can buy and they are pricey but I just found this recipe
    2 cups distilled water
    2 ounces vodka
    20 drops lavender essential oil

    and it makes me think can you use other essential oils? Does anyone know?
    You also have to add a little liquid starch. Can't remember how much!
    Also the amount of Lavender depends on how much you are making (pint or gallon)etc.

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    yes...I do !

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