Household Uses For Essential Oils
Essential oils are useful for more than just aromatherapy around the home. They are an excellent alternative to chemicals which may prove toxic or have unwanted harmful side effects.
Most of these oils mix well with three cups of warm water, ½ cup vinegar, and baking soda to create your solution.
Lemon oil uses around the home include:
- Antibacterial cleaner
- Air freshener and deodorizer for your fridge or garbage disposal
- Dryer bags clothes scent
- Smelling bath salts
Bergamot oil uses around the home include:
- Insect repellant
- Room Deodorizer
Cinnamon oil uses around the home include:
- Sanitizing home
- Seasonal Scent
- Bath salts
Eucalyptus oil uses around the home include:
- Keeps the bugs away
- Air freshener
- Mold cleaner
Frankincense (Boswellia carteri)
Frankincense oil is useful for cleaning surfaces.
Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia)
Melaleuca oil uses around the home include:
Pine oil uses around the home include:
- Air purification
- Useful for cleaning surfaces such as countertops, bathrooms, floors, and appliances
- Room deodorizers and air freshener
- Destroys yeast, fungi, pathogens, and bacteria
- Mildew removal
Thyme oil is useful in cleaning surfaces – mainly counter tops and cutting boards.