Mix 5 to 6 drops of an essential oil into the baking soda with a spoon until they are well combined. You don't necessarily have to add an essential oil to the air freshener. The baking soda will absorb odors to help freshen the air on its own. Use your favorite essential oil to scent the air freshener.
In this recipe we paired baking soda with lemon essential oil. Why? Because when paired they make an awesome odor eliminator and air freshener.
Pour the baking soda into a small dish and add the drops of essential oils.. The best part about this air freshener is that it's very inexpensive to make and you .
Method. Combine baking soda and essential oil in a mason jar. Cap and shake well to combine. Remove cap and replace inner lid with construction paper. Secure rim and cut off excess construction paper. Poke holes in the construction paper.* Apply liberally to carpets. Wait at least 1-2 hours. Vacuum thoroughly.