Homemade cleaning products are becoming increasingly popular and adding essential oils to these products can significantly increase their effectiveness. Essential oils will add many cleansing benefits to homemade cleaners and will also leave the home with a pleasant, natural scent. Though the list of possible essential oils to use in house cleaning are nearly endless, lavender, grapefruit and tea tree oils are a good selection to start with, providing cleaning solutions for most areas of the home and most concerns, such as bacteria, viruses, molds and other fungi
Lavender Essential Oil
Lavander is the perfect essential oil to use in all your general cleaning. The pleasant, floral fragrance is said to calm people, making it a popular oil for use in areas such as the bedroom. Lavender is antiseptic in nature, making it an historically popular essential oil in aromatherapy. It works well when combines with other substances and essential oils, making it a good, all-around essential oil for home use.
Grapefruit Essential Oil
Great for use in kitchens and bathrooms, grapefruit essential oils gives off a fresh, stimulating scent while providing superior disinfectant qualities. To use, simply add a few drops to your natural (not commercial) cleaning products. Try it on counters, appliances and floors.
Tea Tree Essential Oil
This is the go-to essential oil for house cleaning. It provides a wide array of beneficial properties, being antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal. Additionally, it does not cause any adverse reactions with almost all people, making it a good choice for use in an environment with people who have allergies or skin sensitivities. Due to its strong properties, this is the oil to use on heavily soiled areas, most commonly in bathrooms.
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