A Denver Home Companion || sandalwood room spray

i keep a glass amber bottle next to my bedside that’s water and lavender essential oil. i cannot get enough of the fresh, soothing scent right before bedtime. it helps prepare me mentally for sleep. but lavender, rightly so, can be an easy scent to turn to in eco-friendly products for home. so i looked up ways i could spice up my scents for other rooms, while still maintaining the calm of lavender. my first search led me to a mixture of essential oils i already had (bonus!): sandalwood, chamomile, and lavender. used in essentially equal parts (though i have chosen to make mine more sandalwood heavy bc i love the masculine smell) it is a great spray perfect for living rooms or offices. it calms, relaxes, relieves some anxiety, and just plain smells amazing.

in a 4 oz glass spray bottle, fill with water and add equal parts sandalwood, lavender, chamomile. adding a bit of vodka can help emulsify the concoction, allowing the oils and water to mix evenly. shake it up and spray around. inhale. relax. repeat. enjoy.


  1. Alexis says:

    Just sprayed my pillows down with lavender and water in a mister I keep bedside. I also use Peace & Calming behind my ears before bed. Fairly new to essential oils but so hooked.

  2. jayme marie says:

    I am going to make some today, since I am in need of some refreshment from a crazy week! That’s a great aroma combination…and I, too, have those already on hand! 🙂

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