How to clean your Yoga mat and create your own mood Mist.

The Natural Approach

Yoga mat is like a safe island. You live your practice on it. It’s special. It is almost identify you as a yogi. So much goes on between you and the mat, you take on a whole inner journey on it.

So what’s the best way of cleaning a yoga mat to keep it in mint condition?


Stick to natural cleaners such as essential oils and white vinegar. For a natural spritzer, shake together in a spray bottle:

  • 0,1 L of white vinegar
  • 0,1 L of water
  • 3 to 5 drops of essential oil

Spray your mat liberally and rub dry with a soft cloth. If vinegar is too strong for you smell, opt for a few tablespoons of lemon juice instead.

But that is not all! You can personalise your mat with essential oils and set your mood for practice, in ratio:

  • 0,1 L of white organic vinegar
  • 0,1 L of water
  • 20-30 drops of essential oil.

Here is a few ideas of combinations:

Balanced Yogi

  • Vanilla
  • Sandalwood
  • Vetiver

Cool down

  • Peppermint
  • Spearmint
  • Sweet orange

Purify yourself 


  • Tangerine
  • Wintergreen
  • Lemongrass

Calm down


  • Lavender
  • Peppermint

Restore your mind


  • Lime
  • Sweet orange
  • Patchouli

Spray your yoga mat before practice or before relaxation. Enjoy!






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