Ever wondered if you could use esential oils on your wood furniture? Here’s an easy recipe for creating your own Formby’s formula! Move over Pledge.
Cleaning with essential oils is a great way to have a clean, healthy home free from harsh chemicals using a few ingredients from your pantry and essential oils!
Articles feature easy-to-make recipes for every household chore, including laundry detergent, heavy-duty oven cleaner, carpet deodorizer, antibacterial wipes, stain remover, and many more!
Essential oils expert Rebecca Park Totilo guides you in choosing the best essential oils for cleaning based on their chemistry, the health benefits of essential oils, and tips for tackling the toughest cleaning jobs from cleaning kitchen appliances to disinfecting bathrooms. The best part is she shows you how to get the entire house clean in less than an hour!
Complete shopping lists for supplies and essential oils are provided, so you have everything you need for making your homemade cleaners. Now, you can turn every room into a safe and toxic-free haven for family and pets to enjoy with products like:
- Simple Citrus Soft Scrub
- Garbage Disposal Cleaning Bombs
- Minty Fresh Window & Mirror Cleaner
- Lemon and Geranium Swifty Floor Wipes
- Stainless Steel Appliance Spray
- Lavender Hand Foaming Soap
- Peppermint Daily Shower Spray
Rebecca Park Totilo teaches you how to make your own “green cleaners” without spending a fortune while helping save the planet! Isn’t it time you ditch the chemicals and make the switch?
Going green in the home means finding ways to use healthy, natural alternatives to chemically-based detergents. Here is an easy recipe for making your own dishwashing liquid that not only sanitizes your dishes, but fills your kitchen with healthy fragrant scent that heals the body too!
Have you ever noticed that ALL your commercial cleaning products list “warning” or “caution” labels on the bottles? Obviously, those labels are put there for a very good reason. The bottles DO contain poison and can cause adverse symptoms if inhaled or touched. Yikes!
Here’s where we can shift to a new concept of cleaning, without worry of chemicals, fumes, or synthetics harming our bodies. Essential oils are the best kept secret for cleaning and purifying your environment. Amazingly, essential oils are just as powerful as conventional cleaners.
It’s very simple and a lot less expensive when you use essential oils instead of store-bought regular cleaners. The essential oils in this article anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal and anti-microbial. And the best part is they are 100% safe and even good for you! Conventional cleaners can’t say that.
Here is a quick list of tips for cleaning your home with essential oils! Have you ever noticed that ALL your commercial cleaning products list “warnings” or “caution” labels on the bottles? Obviously, those labels are put there for a very good reason. The bottles contain poison and can cause adverse symptoms if inhaled or ingested. Yikes! Here’s where we can shift to a new concept of cleaning, without the worry of chemicals, fumes, or…
Lavender soft scrub (or Lemon) makes cleaning a joy to use. What You Will Need: ¾ Cup Baking Soda ¼ Cup Powdered Milk 1/8 Cup Liquid Castile Soap 5 Drops Lavender or Lemon Essential Oil Water Squeeze Bottle What To Do: 1. Combine baking soda, milk, castile soap and Lavender or Lemon essential oil in a squeeze bottle. 2. Add water to create a smooth paste. Shake to mix. Apply to surface then wipe with…
Rosemary Appliance Degreaser Here’s an easy recipe that works as a degreaser and will make your appliances sparkle. What You Will Need: 10 Drops Rosemary Essential Oil ¼ Cup Oil Based Soap (i.e. Murphy’s) 2 Cups Water Spray Bottle What To Do: 1. Combine all ingredients in a clean spray bottle. 2. Shake well before using. Spray generously on appliances and let sit a few minutes. Wipe clean as usual. 3. Recipe variation: Use 10…
Lavender scented drawer liner paper is so easy to make. You can purchase liner paper from the store, or make your own with wrapping paper. I found some pretty lining paper such as the Lavender liner paper shown above from the dollar store. Just add essential oils for scent. It adds such a lovely fragrance to the drawer and is absorbed by the garments in the dresser drawer. What You Will Need: Lining Paper Blotting…