Homemade Lavender Spray Recipes And Its Benefits

Homemade Lavender Spray Recipes

Lavender spray usually made up of lavender essential oils.  They are distilled from the Lavendula Angustifolia that promotes relaxation and helps in aromatherapy. Lavenders are favorite among gardeners and herbalists.

homemade lavender spray recipes

Health Benefits Of Lavender Spray

Research has pointed out that lavender treats many health conditions. They are,

1. Anxiety

The lavender essential oil-based aromatherapy helps to soothe anxiety is mainly postpartum women. Ingesting lavender may relieve anxiety.

2. Depression

Lavender aromatherapy helps people suffering from depression.

3. Insomnia

Lavender sprays help to promote sleep. It treats people suffering from insomnia. The duration of sleep increases as well as the quality with the aid of lavender sprays. It also helps to improve sleepiness at awakening in the morning.

4. Digestive issues

Some studies suggest that consuming lavender or spraying lavender on sheets can reduce digestive issues like vomiting, nausea, intestinal gas.

5. Headaches

The soothing smell of lavender helps to reduce headaches and migraines. It calms down the nerves and brings them under control. It helps you to doze off to sleep.

Homemade lavender sprays are very helpful to put you to sleep. They are easy to make and very efficient for health. In this article, we will mention all the necessary information and requirements regarding how to make a homemade lavender spray.

There are several methods to make a lavender spray; the methods can be mentioned as follows,

First Method – With Rubbing Alcohol Or Vodka


  • Two cups of distilled water
  • Two tablespoons of rubbing alcohol or vodka
  • 20 drop of lavender essential oil
  • Freshly dried lavender for decoration (not compulsory)

Procedure to make lavender spray:

  • Mix and combine all the ingredients mentioned above, in a spray bottle. 
  • Shake well for a minimum of 2 minutes. 
  • Use it when necessary.

You can spray the homemade lavender spray on beddings or pillows, to give it a fresh smell and make a fresh ambience. Lavender has a soothing smell, and it aids in a restful night’s sleep.

Second Method To Make A Lavender Spray

Ingredients and materials:

  • Jar with a tight-fitting lid
  • Two tablespoons of vodka
  • 10-15 drops of lavender essential oil
  • Six tablespoons of water
  • Funnel
  • Spray bottle
  • Label sheets (if necessary)

Procedure to make lavender spray:

  • In the jar, mix the witch hazel or the vodka with the lavender essential oil. Shake the jar 30 seconds minimum. Add water and repeat the shaking procedure.
  • Place the funnel in the spray bottle’s mouth and pour the mixture from the jar to the spray bottle.
  • You can print, cut out and stick the label of your choice to the spray bottle to make the homemade lavender spray look like a product bought from the market. 

Your homemade lavender spray is ready with the above mentioned easy steps. Make your guests feel at home. Spray it on sheets, pillows and have a good night sleep.

The third Method To Make A Lavender Spray

Ingredients and materials:

  • 2 cups distilled water
  • ¾ cup dried lavender flowers or 1 cup of fresh lavender flowers
  • Lavender tea 
  • ¼ cup vodka
  • 70 drops of lavender essential oil
  • Non-reactive glass or enamel-coated pot
  • Strainer
  • Bottle with a sprayer

Procedure to make lavender tea:

Make homemade lavender tea by boiling water and pouring it over the lavender flowers. Let the lavender brew. Allow it to sit for it to steep for 25 to 30 minutes.

Procedure to make lavender spray:

  • Add the lavender essential oil, lavender tea (strained) and vodka into the jar. Close the lid and shake it well for 20 seconds to blend the ingredients.
  • The lavender tea must cool down completely before use.

You can use this homemade lavender spray on your face and body as well. Also, use it as a room freshener and apply it on pillows and bedsheets. You can store it in the refrigerator. Do not forget to give it a good shake every time you use it.

DIY Non-alcoholic Lavender Spray

Ingredients and materials:

  • A 4 ounce small, dark and clean mister bottle
  • Distilled water
  • Ten drops of lavender oil
  • 3 ounces of Witch hazel
  • Ten drops of Roman chamomile essential oil
  • Small funnel


  • Use the funnel to pour the witch hazel in the mister bottle
  • Add the drops of essential oils one by one. Do not mix the two together.
  • Pour enough distilled water in the bottle. Leave a little space to shake and spray
  • Shake the bottle for 30 seconds, and your spray is ready.

How To Use The Lavender Spray

  • You can spray your bed sheets and pillows before going to bed.
  • Spray it in your car to get that soothing effect. During long trips, it keeps the car fresh as new.
  • Spray a good amount of the spray in your living room to make your guests feel rejuvenated.
  • Lavender also helps to calm the frazzled nerves of the dogs. Spray a little amount on your pet dog’s bed or inside his crate before it settles down.

Lavender Spray Insect Repellent:

Lavender sprays are not only used for aromatherapy, but it is also used as a bug repellent. Here is the method you can follow to make your lavender insect repellent.


Mix one cup alcohol with 10 to 20 drops of lavender essential oil. Mix well, and your spray is ready to keep your house bugs and insect free.

Benefits Of Lavender Spray

Lavender sprays are made up of lavender essential oils. The lavender essential oils are one of the most popular and versatile essential oils that are used in aromatherapy. It is believed to treat anxiety and even menstrual cramps. Lavender is considered to be a multipurpose oil. It has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, detoxifying and sedative effects.

Side Effects Of Lavender Spray

Lavender is the safest when it is inhaled. When taken in the mouth, it can cause headache, increased appetite and even constipation.

Applying the lavender products on skin can be harmful to young boys and girls who have not reached puberty yet.

Getting in close contact with lavender can disrupt the normal hormones in a child’s body.


Lavender sprays are a must product in everyday life. It is an instant mood changer. Its aromatherapy has helped many to recover from a serious illness. It is always a good idea to make your own products with authentic products. Lavender sprays can be easily made with a bunch of ingredients that are easily available at any departmental store. The procedure is also easy. It just involves a thorough mixing of the ingredients, and you are good to go.

This article has covered almost all the information necessary to make a homemade lavender spray along with its benefits and side effects. Now you can easily make the spray. I hope the information we provided has helped you and has catered to your needs.

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