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Has anyone ever tried making their own dryer sheets using natural oils or anything? I'm not interested in the anti-static effect, but more of a natural linen freshening effect. Now that it's hot and humid, everything has that nasty musty smell whether I dry it on the line, or in the dryer...ick.<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wash.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wash"><br><br>
What I'm wondering is could you put a few drops of something (like tea tree oil, etc) on a cloth wipe and let it roll around with the clothes, or would a non-oil idea be safer? I'm not interested in using lavender water, BTW--dh can't deal with that smell, and it's not my favorite, either.<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hang.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hang"><br><br>
Anyone tried something like this? Or are there any products out there that you've used that are natural?<br><br>
It's getting hot, humid and stinky around here with all this humidity...
 

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I think i remember someone in the diapering forum talking about a few drops of TTO on a washcloth in the dryer but i think it was after the dipes were dry from the line. That's all i've got!
 

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I have sprinkled a few drops of Lavendar EO on a washcloth and thrown it in the dryer. Has worked really well for me... I read the idea in another thread somewhere here. Haven't had any problems, and the clothes smell sooo nice!
 

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I use mini sachets made with lavendar in a reusable cloth tea bag. You could use other scents, I'm sure, that are food safe, maybe dried peppermint? I just toss the little bag in the dryer with the clothes and voila.
 
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