|Everybody poops, so we keep a box of matches by the toilet.|
In the initial burst of combustion products there is therefore a lot of sulfur dioxide. Sulfur dioxide is an extremely pungent substance, to which the smell receptors are extremely sensitive. But it also has a very efficient numbing effect on the sense of smell. You can smell a minute amount of sulfur dioxide, but when you have done so, you will not smell anything else for a while.
|A little Zum Mist goes a long way. Hence, I've had this bottle forever.|
|Richard gifted me this gorgeous Laurel Leaf & Olive scented Lucia soy candle for Xmas!|
|Juniper Ridge Incense. Image from GravelandGold.com|
|Indoor lavender plant. Image from Gardeners.com|
|My bathroom window stays open pretty much all the time.|
To learn why it's better to choose natural alternatives to commercial air fresheners, check out this fact sheet from the Natural Resources Defense Council.