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RECIPE: Tea Bag Boot Deodorizers and Powder

Are your winter boots smelling like an old shoe? Place one of these orange guava fragranced tea bags into each boot and let the odors be absorbed. The extra bottle of powder can also be squirted into shoes, boots, or wherever you might need a little odor neutralizer. 

Project Level: Easy
Estimated Time: 1/2 Hour
Yield: 16 Tea Bags, 8 Bottles


  • 3.5 Cup(s) Arrowroot Powder
  • 2.0 Cup(s) Baking Soda (Sodium Bicarbonate)
  • 1.5 Cup(s) Luxurious Bath Tea Blend
  • 1 Ounce(s) Orange Guava Odor Neutralizing FO 433
  • 16 Piece(s) Bath Tea Bags (5" x 3.75")
  • 8 Piece(s) 4 oz Natural Boston Round Plastic Bottle 24/410
  • 8 Piece(s) 24/410 Black & Natural Yorker Twist Open Top


  •  Measuring Cups
  •  Large Bowl
  •  Measuring Spoons
  •  Wire Whisk
  •2 Piece(s) Jelly Roll Pan
  •  Sifter
  •  Droppers - Plastic
  •1 Piece(s) Orange Curling Ribbon
  •  Funnel

Recipe Directions

  1. NOTE: If you are making these products for sale, good manufacturing practices recommend you wear a hairnet, gloves and a mask. We also recommend a clean apron.
  2. Mix 1 cup Arrowroot Powder and 1 cup Baking Soda in a large bowl.
  3. Add 1 1/2 cups of Pampering Bath Tea dried botanicals and mix well.
  4. Add 0.50 oz. (15 ml) Orange Guava Odor Neutralizing Fragrance Oil drizzling around the entire bowl.
  5. Using a wire whisk, blend ingredients well.
  6. Spread out entire mixture onto a jelly roll pan so ingredients dry out (about 2-3 hours). This is done to help prevent clumping in the powder ingredients. 
  8. Mix 2.5 cups of Arrowroot Powder and 1 cup of Baking Soda in a large bowl. 
  9. Add 0.50 oz. of Orange Guava Odor Neutralizing Fragrance Oil and mix well. Spread out onto a jelly roll pan to dry (about 2-3 hours).
  10. For tea bags, place 3 tablespoons of bath tea into each tea bag. The opening is on the long end with the seam. Open bag, place product inside, then seal with an iron on medium heat.   
  11. Continue until all 16 bags are filled. 
  12. To fill bottles, sift powder ingredients to remove any clumps. 
  13. Using a funnel, fill each bottle to 2.6-2.65 oz. by weight including the bottle. If any product remains after filling all 8 bottles, divide this among the bottles. The bottles will not be filled completely to the top so there will be room. 
  14. We suggest pairing 2 tea bags with 1 bottle as a set.
  15. To finish off the tea bags, use orange ribbon and tie on a bow or add ribbon to be able to hang bags in a closet, locker or hang from car mirror.  
  16. Label product accordingly.

INCI Ingredient Label: Maranta Arundinaceae (Arrowroot) Powder, Sodium Bicarbonate, Rosa Centrifolia (Rose) Flower, Hibiscus Sabdariffa (Hibiscus) Flower, Matricaria Recutita (Chamomile) Flower, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower, Centaurea Cyanus (Cornflower) Flower, Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) Flower, Citrus Aurantium Dulcius (Orange) Peel, Fragrance

Wholesale Supplies Plus is not responsible for the products you create from our supplies. You alone are responsible for product and recipe testing to ensure compatibility and safety.
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