What it is: The benefits of essential oils are endless - it can help you relax, give pain relief, improve cognitive function, ward of illness, heal the skin, repel...
Mix 3 drops each of Tea Tree and Lemongrass oil to 4-5 ounces of warm water. Spray on countertops for natural disinfection
Eradicate Shower Curtain Scum
To fight molds the natural way, mix 5 drops of Tea Tree oil and 5 drops of Eucalyptus oil in 6 ounces of water. Spray onto your tub and shower curtain. Do not rinse off.
Air Freshener for Trash Can
At the bottom of a trash can, put a cotton ball with 2 drops each of Tea Tree Oil and Lemongrass
For a cleaner, fresher rinse, add a few drops of Lemongrass to the dishwasher.
Shoo Those Pesky Pests
Add 10-20 drops of Peppermint essential oil into 6-7 ounces of water. Put in a spray bottle. Apply on gaps and cracks where pests enter your home. For extra protection, add 1-2 drops of peppermint oil to a cotton ball, leave it in basements or doorways.
Goodbye Cigarette Smoke
Put 4 drops each of Tea Tree and Eucalyptus oil in a spray bottle filled with 7 ounces of water and spray in the desired area
Freshen Your Gym Bag
Fill a spray bottle with water and a drop of Lavender and Tea Tree to freshen your gym bag, yoga mat, and shoes after a day at the gym.
Add up to 10 drops of Lemongrass oil to a small spray bottle filled with at least 4 ounces of warm water. Spray over carpets, linen, and furniture to eradicate unpleasant odors.
Put a few drops of lemongrass essential oil in your freezer or fridge after cleaning it out. It not only neutralizes molds; it will also give your fridge a refreshing scent.
Scour Dirty Pans
Lemon essential oil is great for cleaning burnt pans. Boil water in the dirty pan. Put 5 drops of lemon oil to remove stuck on foods or any burnt residue.
Create a barrier against flies on your next camping trip or family cookout. Add 30 drops of lavender or peppermint oil with 6 ounces of water in a spray bottle. Spray on doors, dining tables, and windows.
Refresh Your Home
Diffuse 8–10 drops of Lemongrass, Orange, or Tea Tree Oil in your favorite diffuser and add a few drops to your cleaning formulas.
Mix at least 5 ounces of warm water with at least 10 drops of Orange oil in a spray bottle. Spritz over linens, clothes, and towels and enjoy its fresh, clean scent.
Freshen Your Car
Put a few drops of Orange oil on a cotton ball to uplift your spirits or Lavender oil to help relieve tension on your way to work.
Diffuse Pet Odor
Mix 20 drops of Lavender or Lemongrass oil with apple cider vinegar, fill in a small spray bottle. Spritz over desired area
Create a spa-like retreat by combining 1 cup Epsom salt and 4 drops of Lavender oil to a warm bath.
Treat yourself to the calming aroma of lavender. Adding a 4-5 drops of oil to skin care products, shampoos, and lotions.
Make lavender a part of your evening routine. In a spray bottle, mix 6 ounces of distilled water with Lavender and spritz on your pillow, or rub lavender essential oil on the bottom of your feet.
Breathe in Peppermint through nose and apply to upper chest and neck to ease feelings of nausea.
Massage Peppermint or Lavender into the back of neck and temples to alleviate anxiety and migraine headaches. Similarly, rub a bit of Peppermint or Eucalyptus oil topically on the wrist, forehead, and temples to alleviate tension and stress
Create your DIY vapor rub by mixing Peppermint, Coconut, and Eucalyptus, oils. Rub on your neck and chest.
Dilute 1 drop of Eucalyptus oil and 3 drops of Lavender oil with a cup of cool water. Soak a washcloth in the mixture and apply to forehead.
Reduce Morning Sickness
Add a few drops of Lemongrass or Orange oil to a washcloth and inhale
Mix 3 drops of coconut and Tea Tree oil. Massage over the affected area twice a day
Sore Feet Soak
Add 10 drops of Peppermint oil with a tablespoon of Epson salt and add to a warm-water foot bath
Use a drop of Peppermint oil mixed with at least 4 ounces of warm water for a natural way to freshen breath