How to Eliminate Odors with Borax

One of the best things about borax is that it occurs naturally in certain lake beds around the world.

That means that you can use it to eliminate odors in your home while staying completely green and


Here's what you need

  • 1/2 cup of Borax
  • 12oz of warm water
  • 5-10 drops 100% pure essential lemon oil (optional)
  • Spray bottle



Dilute Borax in warm water

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Pour into a spray bottle

Optionally drop essential lemon oil to add a fresh, light scent

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Use anywhere

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Tip: Dissolve ½ cup of borax in a gallon of water, and add to any humidifier to keep it free of odors. Be sure to rinse out the humidifier with pure water before using.