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Unfortunately, here in Miami we don’t really have “seasons” and the only way you can tell if its Christmas here is by the holiday drink selections at Starbucks. Fortunately for you, I have an amazing and natural way to get your whole house to smell like Christmas and really begin to feel like the holidays.

Herbal Potpourri is easy to make and you can boil it, put it in a little sack or even make your own scented ornaments. Below is a list of my favorite holiday herbs and spices to use for this season.

 

 

 

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Cloves have an amazing sweet and spicy smell frequently used in holiday roasts. In aromatherapy, cloves provide warmth and comfort.

 

Sage is an unusual herb on this list because it is not a very common holiday scent but it strong and spicy aroma neutralizes not only home odors but the body and mind as well. I would and 2-4 sage leaves to my potpourri mainly for its medicinal properties.Screen Shot 2015-12-07 at 6.50.24 PM

 

cinnamon-stick-powder-130909This one is familiar! Cinnamon. Mmmmm a warm and spicy nutty smell that reminds me of pumpkin pie. Cinnamon also has a warming effect and naturally relaxes tight muscles.

 

 

Ginger

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