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I mentioned in this past weeks video blog "Scent Control - My OCD:  It's All About the Body" that I make my own scent away spray now.  I had originally found the recipe in Field & Stream years ago and just never got around to making any.  So without further ado, he is the recipe, via Field & Stream, that I use:

2 cups (16 oz) 3% Hydrogen Peroxide
2 cups (16 oz) Distilled Water
1/2 (.5) cup Baking Soda
1 oz Unscented Shampoo or Soap (I prefer a clear type of the scent killing kind)

Gently combine all the ingredients in a large bowl until the baking soda dissolves. Pour this mixture into a 1-gallon lidded container, such as a milk jug. Let it sit for three days with the lid on loosely to allow gases to escape.

Fill a plastic bottle that has a trigger sprayer with the scent killer. It must be clean, so buy a new one from a hardware store or online (

Want to make your own wipes?  Just follow the Field & Stream link above to read how.  You can also check out this thread on for other recipe ideas.  Now what if you also want to make your own cover scents?  Well if you head on over to, forum member Rye has a started a thread on how he makes his own as well as where he buys the essential oils from.  Hopefully this helps you guys out who use scent away sprays and cover scents religiously.

8/22/2011 10:21:08

Making your own sprays is always seems to be quite a bit cheaper especially when you go through so much of it. Thanks for the recipe!

8/29/2011 12:56:08

Thanks for the recipe, you can never beat something that works that is cheap. Just 12 more days and I can give it a go. Good Luck to ya this year.



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