Homemade Lemon Verbena Potpourri

© iStockphoto/ThinkstockPlaced in a porcelain or silver bowl near the front door, this zesty mix is a wonderful way to

Homemade Lemon Verbena Potpourri© iStockphoto/ThinkstockPlaced in a porcelain or silver bowl near the front door, this zesty mix is a wonderful way to welcome guests to your home.

You Will Need

  • 1 cup dried lemon verbena
  • 1 cup dried lavender
  • ½ cup dried baby rosebuds
  • 1 tablespoon dried marjoram
  • dried zest of 2 lemons, crushed
  • 3 tablespoons orris root powder
  • 15 drops lemon essential oil
  • 5 drops lavender essential oil

What to Do
1. Combine herbs and zest with orris root powder.

2. Add essential oils and mix well with your hands.

Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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