Citrus Simmer Potpourri

How to make citrus simmer potpourri, a gentle summery scent.


  • 3 cups water
  • 2 oranges - sliced
  • 2 strawberries - sliced
  • 5 dried bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice - or 1 small lemon sliced
  • 1 teaspoon whole cloves - about 12
  • 1/2 tablespoon sugar


Put all ingredients into a small pot on the stove. Gently stir ingredients together. Bring to a boil then reduce to simmer.

The Author: - Ingredients for a Simple Life

Article Posted: September 2008

2 Responses

  1. Brenda G

    Picture shows strawberrys and perhaps bay leaf and not mentioned in the ingredients.

    • Hi Brenda the recipe was corrected, apparently we forgot the strawberries. Thanks for letting us know. 🙂

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