Make your own Air Freshening Lavender Linen Water. To make it, add 4 cups of distilled water, 1/4 cup witch hazel, and 25 drops of lavender essential oil to a bottle and shake. It’s a simple as that to bring a little summer back into your days. And send you off to dream of summer nights. You can use it to to freshen up bed linens, towels, pillows, dog beds – you name it!