Using Essential Oils to Clean Your Home😀

Using Essential Oils to Clean Your Home😀

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Using essential oils to clean your house is a great natural and effective alternative to conventional cleaning products. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to go about it:

1. Gather Your Supplies: You'll need a few supplies to get started – a spray bottle, distilled water, white vinegar, liquid castile soap, and your choice of essential oils (such as lemon, tea tree, lavender, or eucalyptus).

2. Make a Basic All-Purpose Cleaner: In a spray bottle, combine 1 cup distilled water with 1 cup white vinegar. Add 10-15 drops of your preferred essential oil for fragrance and extra cleaning power. Shake well to mix.

3. Create a Floor Cleaner: For hard surfaces like floors, combine 1 cup vinegar, 4 cups warm water, and 10-15 drops of essential oil. Mix well, then use a mop or cloth to clean your floors.

4. Whip up a Bathroom Cleaner: In a spray bottle, mix 1 cup water, ½ cup vinegar, ½ teaspoon liquid castile soap, and 10-15 drops of essential oil (use tea tree or eucalyptus for their antibacterial properties). Shake well and spray onto bathroom surfaces for cleaning.

5. Polish Wood Furniture: Combine ½ cup vinegar, ½ cup olive oil, and 15 drops of essential oils (try lemon or orange for a fresh scent) in a spray bottle. Spray a small amount onto a microfiber cloth and wipe your wooden furniture gently.

6. Freshen Upholstery: Mix 1 cup distilled water, ½ cup vinegar, and 10-15 drops of essential oils (like lavender or citrus) in a spray bottle. Spray lightly onto upholstery for an all-natural refresh.

Remember to test your chosen essential oils and cleaning solution on inconspicuous surfaces before use to ensure they won't cause any damage. Additionally, always store your cleaning solutions in a cool and dark place, away from children and pets.

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