One way to freshen
the scent of burning kerosene lamps is to add a few drops
of potpourri essential oil to each lamp full of kero. I
have tried vanilla scent and mulberry scent so far, and
they completely mask the distinctive kerosene aroma. Only
a few drops of the essential oils are needed, and the
price per 1/4 fl oz is certainly not excessive
considering the limited quantities used.
kerosene additives for kerosene heaters are usually
1/3cc or 91% alcohol, an ounce or two of Low Odor Mineral
Spirits and a few drops of potpourri oil. The cost
per treatment is negligible if you make it yourself, plus
you have the added advantage of using the potpourri
essential oil of your choice.
There are two types
of potpourri scents: alcohol based and water
based. You want the alcohol based
If you guys out
there don't know what potpourri essential oils are, ask a
woman...it's a girl thing.