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How to Hide the Smell of Weed with DIY Room Spray

Have you ever been in a panic after finishing a bowl of the dankest flower imaginable only to hear a knock at the door when you weren’t expecting visitors? Perhaps you tried opening a window or lighting a candle to handle the heavy cannabis smell. Sometimes that works, but sometimes you need something tougher. Worry no more, we’ve got an easy to create, aromatic room spray that can be used in your living space, as well as spritzed onto your clothes and hair to freshen up after your session! No more anxiety attacks when you smell like weed but you don’t want to! These DIY sprays work great not just with cannabis aromas but in any smelly situation! Spilled old bong water on your roommate’s new couch? Along with doing a thorough cleanup job, try spraying our Kush Fresh recipe below with lemon, lavender, rosemary and lime to mask any unpleasant lingering odors. Litter box needs a refresh but you’re too stoned to make the trip from the box to the trash can? Spray our Dutch Treat & Chill mixture (recipe below) and relax until tomorrow! Read below to get started!                                                                                                                                                 

 

What you’ll need: 

  • Spray bottle (2oz or 4oz size recommended) 
  • Water: preferably water that has been filtered, distilled, bottled, or boiled and cooled works best
  • Essential oils 
  • Optional: Vodka or if you’re going the non-alcoholic route: vanilla extract (to extend shelf life) 

Directions:

  1. Add your essential oils to your clean spray bottle using one of the recipes below. Start by using the directed amounts of drops listed. You can add more oils at the end if the scent isn’t strong enough for you.  
  2. If you’d like to add vodka or substitute vanilla extract as a preservative, do so now. The rule of thumb is 1 tablespoon per 4 oz of finished product. Ex: if you’re filling a 2oz bottle, add ½ tbsp of vodka or vanilla extract. 
  3. Add water to the mix until it reaches the shoulder of the bottle, then cap and shake thoroughly. Give your room spray a test spritz to make sure you are happy with the “volume” of aroma.  
  4. If you want a more aromatic spray, add a bit more essential oil to the bottle until you achieve your desired results.
  5. To use: shake vigorously, then spritz liberally.  

 

Essential Oil Blends: the recipes below are intended to help cover cannabis smells and work best in a 2oz bottle. If you want your spray to be less aromatic, halve the recipe, or use a 4oz bottle. 

 

Mimosa and Sunshine:

  • 15 drops sweet orange
  • 15 drops lemon
  • 15 drops grapefruit
  • 15 drops lime

 

Dutch Treat and Chill:

  • 15 drops lavender
  • 20 drops eucalyptus
  • 5 drops peppermint
  • 20 drops geranium

 

Kush Fresh:

  • 20 drops lemon
  • 15 drops lavender
  • 20 drops rosemary
  • 15 drops lime

 

Sungrown:

  • 20 drops lime
  • 20 drops lemon
  • 10 drops eucalyptus
  • 10 drops clary sage

 

Couch-Locked

  • 20 drops cedarwood
  • 25 drops bergamot
  • 15 drops clary sage
  • 10 drops lavender 

 

Other tips:

  • If you don’t want to collect individual essential oils, you can also purchase them pre-blended. Uncle Harry’s is a local vendor that offers lovely essential oil blends. And if you’re looking to buy spray bottles along with your oils try local spot Zenith Supplies. You can also find other options on Etsy and Amazon
  • If you have a favorite perfume, you can add that to your spray instead of essential oils
  • When shopping for essential oils, try to avoid “aromatic oils” as they are made with synthetic ingredients and can cause headaches
  • Don’t want to make your own? Try other natural room sprays formulated to cover cannabis smells such as Veil or Cannabolish

Looking to go a step further with DIY wellness products? Check out our recipe blogs for infused Chronic Healing Oil and Salve, Wake and Bake Sugar Scrub, and Infused Lip balm