Essential oil recipes (remedies to cleaning)

Do-it-yourself: Natural Remedies for home and skincareAll natural and easy to prepare. If you don’t have all the ingredients listed it’s ok, you can just use the ones you do have and mix together. If you can find an organic essential oil brand.

Skincare*

Bug Bite Soother

  • Eucalyptus
  • Peppermint
  • Tea tree
  • 2 tbsp of Aloe Vera Gel

Mix well and gently dab on itchy bug bites.

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Itchy Feet Spa bath

  • Tea tree
  • Frankincense
  • Lemongrass
  • 2 tbsp of Sea salt

Mix well and add to a warm foot bath. Allow feet to soak for 10-15 minutes. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.

Clothes*

Sports Gear

  • 1 quart of warm water
  • Tea Tree Essential Oil
  • Lemongrass Essential Oil
  • 4 tbsp of Baking Soda

Mix all of the ingredients listed above into a spray bottle Shake well before use. Spray directly onto gear to help eliminate odor and clean.

Natural Laundry Scent Booster

Create your own laundry scent by adding 10-20 drops of your favorite essential oil into unscented laundry detergent.

Shoe Odor Buster

  • Tea Tree Essential Oil
  • Rosemary Essential oil
  • Sweet Orange Essential Oil

Apply drops of oil directly into the inside of your shoes to freshen up shoe odor.

Home*

All-Purpose Cleaner

  • 4 oz of White Vinegar
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1 tsp of Castile Soap (or any liquid dish soap)
  • Lemongrass Essential Oil
  • Tea Tree Essential Oil

Mix all of the ingredients listed above into a spray bottle. Shake well before use. Use as a general cleaner throughout your home.

Shower Buildup

  • 1 cup of Baking Soda
  • 1/4 cup Castile Soap or any liquid dish soap
  • Eucalyptus Essential Oil
  • Tea tree Essential oil
  • Lemongrass Essential oil

Combine all ingredients into into a paste. Using gloves and a sponge, scrub bath room areas as needed. Leave the paste on for a few minutes. Remove paste with a wet towel.

Vacuum Cleaner Scent Refresher

Apply 3-5 of your favorite oil to the vacuum bag or dust container.

Burnt Pans

  • 2 tsp of Grain Alcohol (or Vodka)
  • 2 tsp of Castile Soap or any liquid dish soap
  • Lemon Essential oil
  • Lime Essential oil

Mix all of the ingredients into a spray bottle. Shake well before use. Apply directly to burnt areas and allow it to soak until the materials loosen. Rinse well with water before use.

Glass and Mirror Cleaner

  • 1 cup of Water
  • 1 cup of White Vinegar
  • Pine Needle Essential Oil

Mix all of the ingredients into a spray bottle. Shake well before use. Use as a general cleaner throughout your home.

Trash Can Air Freshener

  • Lemongrass Essential oil
  • Tea tree Essential oil

place drops of oil onto a cotton ball. Drop the cotton ball into the bottom of the trash can to help to eliminate odors.

Bye-bye bathroom odor

  • Water
  • Rosemary Oil
  • Eucalyptus Oil
  • Sweet Orange

Mix all of the ingredients listed above into a spray bottle. Shake well before use. Spray directly onto clothing, sinks, tubs and toilets etc.. to help eliminate odors.

Floor Cleaner

  • 1 cup of White Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup of Castile soap or any liquid dish soap
  • Lemongrass
  • Pine Needle
  • Tea tree Essential oil

Mix all of the ingredients into a bucket that is filled up halfway with water. Mix well and use as a general floor cleaner throughout the home.

I hope this has helped you to find new ways to use your essential oils in your home!

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