Essential Oils – Eco-Friendly Cleaning Assistants: 7 Recipes
Why would we use chemical agents that can be extremely harmful to our health, when there’s an equal and absolutely safe alternative – essential oils? Our today’s post would surely convince you that at least a few bottles of your domestic chemicals can safely go right in the garbage.
This handmade home aroma recipe is pretty simple: just add a few drops of your favorite essential oil to a spray bottle filled with water and sprinkle your room. You may find much interesting information about home aromas in our previous post. If there’s a smoker in your place, opt for coniferous and citrus flavors.
Moth would never inhabit a wardrobe with the fragrances of rosemary, lemon, lavender or clove. But note that you should arrange all these oils into a single aroma. Saturate a sponge with this mixture and thoroughly sponge down the interior of your wardrobe.
No smells in a vacuum cleaner
The smell of dust is hardly acceptable, even when it comes from a vacuum cleaner. You can relieve your appliance from this problem with the help of a cotton pad dipped in the ylang-ylang oil. Place it into a vacuum cleaner by commonly vacuuming it up.
A piece of fabric dipped in lavender or tangerine oil would replace all the unpleasant odors that may appear in a refrigerator. Just make sure you refresh the aromas from time to time.
No stinky garbage cans
You can say goodbye to all the bad smells in a trash can with a cotton pad and a few drops of orange or tea tree essential oils. Just sponge the prewashed garbage can down with this mixture and that’s it.
Microwave oven smells
This treatment is quite simple: place a glass of water with 5-7 drops of lemon essential oil into an oven and let it work at the maximum power for 3-4 minutes.
Permanent WC freshness
Plaster or gypsum air fresheners with a few drops of sandalwood oil would keep your WC fresh for a week. Just make sure you repeat the procedure weekly.