Uses For Essential Oils
– Boost the power of household cleansers & cleaners with Orange, Lemon, or Grapefruit oil. – Get rid of pet odor with Geranium, Lavender, or Lemon essential oil. Mix twenty drops into a small spray bottle filled with apple cider vinegar. Shake well before each use. – Add Lime, Grapefruit, Bergamont, or Lemongrass to baking soda box and keep in your fridge, cupboard or trash bin. – Flying Insects deterrence – spray Peppermint, Lavender, Citronella, Lemongrass, or Rosemary oil around windows and doors. – Dissolve Stubborn Substances like wax, oil, chewing gum, or glue with Lemon oil. – Freshen Bathrooms with Lemon, Grapefruit, Lavender, Rosemary, or Geranium oil by adding to water in a spray bottle or in a diffuser. – Add Clove, Cinnamon, or any citrus oil to pots of simmering water to eliminate Lingering Food Odor. – Refresh your Carpets with Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, or Peppermint oil added to baking soda. Sprinkle mixture into carpet, let sit for at least 10 minutes, then vacuum. – Rinse Fruit and preserve its freshness with Grapefruit oil. – Douse a cotton ball with Peppermint oil and stuff into corners of windows to Repel Spiders and Rodents . – Neutralize Paint Odor with 10 ml of Peppermint oil added to a can of fresh paint. – Remove Mites from Bedding with a few drops of Eucalyptus oil mixed with water and added to the washing machine. – Drop a cotton wad doused with your favorite essential oil into the bag or filter of your vacuum cleaner to make the chore an aromatic experience. – Scent Your Bath Towels by sprinkling a few drops of your favorite oil onto a sock or hand towel and toss it in the dryer with clean towels. – Add Aroma to a dry log for your fireplace. Allow the oil to get infused into the wood before burning. – Transform a Candle by adding a few drops of essential oil to the melted wax after the candle has been burning for a few minutes. – Freshen the Air by adding a few drops of your favorite oil to a small spray bottle filled with water. – Lighten the Mood in a room with Lavender, Rose, Ylang Ylang, Roman Chamomile, and/or Orange oil added to a diffuser. – Add Chamomile, Lavender, Bergamot, or Cedarwood oil to your bath water for a soothing soak. – Scrub Sinks with a mixture of Bergamot and Lime oils diluted in water. – Disinfect Your Dish cleaning Sponge with Lemon oil between uses. – Remove Odors in the air with Eucalyptus, Rosemary, and Tea Tree diluted in water in a small spray bottle. – Stay Alert and awake while driving, studying or performing any activity by inhaling the scent of any combination of Lavender, Sage, Frankincense, Lemon, Peppermint, Lemongrass, and/or Basil oils. – Relax after a long day by dropping Basil, Grapefruit, or Peppermint oil into an oil warmer. – Energize Your surroundings with Ylang Ylang, Basil, Orange, or Jasmine oil added to a diffuser. – Create a Relaxing Environment by using Chamomile, Lavender, Bergamot, or Cedarwood in a diffuser. – Letters, Cards and even business cards can be scented with fragrant essential oils that complement an occasion. – Liven Up Silk Flowers with a matching floral essential oil. Mix oil with water in a small spray bottle, shake well, and apply to flowers. – Deodorize Upholstery with Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Peppermint, or Ylang Ylang oil in baking soda. Dust on, let set for a few minutes, then vacuum off. – Air Condition-Air Freshen by clipping a cotton ball in front of an air vent and adding a few drops of your favorite oil. – Scent Your Whole Home with your favorite essential oil or blend of oils sprinkled onto the new furnace filter each month. Note: Please consult your doctor before acting on any content on this website, especially if you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition.