How to Forage for "Freebreeze" & Steam Fresh Your Home

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How to Forage  for "Freebreeze" & Steam Fresh Your Home
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"Freebreeze," anyone? πŸŒΏπŸƒπŸŒΊπŸŒ²πŸŒ³ Use a food steamer to naturally fragrance your home with plant materials you've foraged. Start by Googling terms like "fragrant trees", "scented plants."πŸŒ³πŸŒ²πŸŒΈπŸƒπŸŒΏ

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Then, take a hike and start sniffing!

Then, take a hike and start sniffing!

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Blue Juniper - has a juniper piney, orange scent.

Blue Juniper - has a juniper piney, orange scent.

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Rosemary

Rosemary

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Wax Myrtle seeds have bay berry scent.

Wax Myrtle seeds have bay berry scent.

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Wax myrtle leaves have a stronger lemony eucalyptus fragrance.

Wax myrtle leaves have a stronger lemony eucalyptus fragrance.

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Mum plant tips have a carnation like scent.

Mum plant tips have a carnation like scent.

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Star gum trees have a beechnut gum scent.

Star gum trees have a beechnut gum scent.

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Scrub pine needles have a fresh pine scent.

Scrub pine needles have a fresh pine scent.

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Wild fennel weed has an anise carrot scent.

Wild fennel weed has an anise carrot scent.

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Basil. I use the stems and save the leaves for cooking.

Basil. I use the stems and save the leaves for cooking.

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In 15 minutes and just in my own yard, I collected a bowlful of 7 different outdoor fragrances.

In 15 minutes and just in my own yard, I collected a bowlful of 7 different outdoor fragrances.

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Fill steamer with water as in normal use.

Fill steamer with water as in normal use.

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Pack plant materials in the steamer basket and steam away!  Awwww, I left the lid askew so the steamy natural fragrance wafted through my home.

Pack plant materials in the steamer basket and steam away! Awwww, I left the lid askew so the steamy natural fragrance wafted through my home.

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πŸƒπŸŒΏπŸŒΎPlant selection will vary based on your environment. We have an abundance of pine and wax myrtle here in the Carolinas. πŸŒΎπŸŒΏπŸƒ

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Bonus - resulting scented water can be used as a light room spray.

Bonus - resulting scented water can be used as a light room spray.

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I added 1/4 volume distilled alcohol - vodka - as a preservative and poured into recycled spray bottle.

I added 1/4 volume distilled alcohol - vodka - as a preservative and poured into recycled spray bottle.

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My indoors smell like the fresh outdoors! Please like my guide, leave comment on fragrant plants you have found.

My indoors smell like the fresh outdoors! Please like my guide, leave comment on fragrant plants you have found.

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