5 Essential Oils for Cleaning your Home

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Here at Herbs & Essential oils we love to create our own herbal medicines and essential oils, and of course we like to use them whenever is possible. In this post we are going to talk about a safe and natural way to clean your home and get rid not only of all the dirt and dust but also you stay away from chemical cleaning products.

Natural ingredients found in herbs you can grow and process are good for your health and also to your mind and wallet. Today we are going show you 5 non-toxic cleaning solutions for your home, using only essential oils.

1. Lemon Essential Oil for polishing furniture

Mix 1/4 cup of olive oil with 5 to 8 drops of lemon essential oil into a lotion pump. Squirt or spray several pumps on a cleaning cloth to clean and polishing wood furniture. Use this everywhere for 1 to 2 months, cleaning with a damp microfiber in between to remove dust or scratches. You can buy it here.

2. Orange Essential Oil for “All-Purpose” surface cleaner

Combine 3/4 cups of distilled water with 2 tablespoons of white vinegar, 15 drops of lavender and orange essential oil each into a spray bottle. Shake well every time you are going to use it and spray on the surface, cleaning it with a clean wipe cloth. You can buy it here.

3. Tea Tree Essential Oil for toilet cleaning

Add 1 cup of white vinegar to a spray bottle. Mix baking soda, salt, and tea tree oil in a separate container. Spray your vinegar in the toilet and sink, then sprinkle the powder we just mixed, letting the chemical reaction to wash away all the dirty stuff. Let it sit for 15 minutes and add more vinegar if necessary. Clean it after. Buy it here.

4. Peppermint or Spearmint Essential Oil for bathroom cleaning

Combine 10 drops of peppermint or spearmint essential oil with 3/4 cups or water and 1/4 cup of vodka. You can spray it on your walls, shower and other places in your bathroom daily, with no need to rinse. Buy it here.

5. White Fir Essential Oil as a Dusting Spray

Combine 1 teaspoon of olive oil, 3 tablespoons of white vinegar, 10 drops of white fir essential oil with 3/4 cups of distilled water, everything on a glass spray bottle. Shake and mix all the ingredients and mist or spray into a cleaning cloth. Wipe the area like any other cleaner. Buy it here

Disclaimer: Remember, the information provided here is not intended to replace, diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease, nor is a substitute for medical advice. These are to help you live a healthier life, but you need to check with your physician always if you feel or are sick.


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