Although I do not sell essential oils (and don’t plan on it!), I do use them in my home every day and have been using them for five years now.
Essential oils are a hot topic, and I’m excited to share with you some ways we–and some of our Humbled Homemaker friends–use them in our homes!
- Add essential oils to the washing machine for both a disinfecting boost and to scent your laundry.
- Dab some essential oils on wool dryer balls or a wet cloth and throw into the dryer in place of dryer sheets.
- Drop lemon, tea tree, or lavender essential oils into a mixture of baking soda and vinegar and clean your toilet with this instead of toilet bowl cleaner!
- Diffuse lavender in your bedroom for restful sleep. (Here is the diffuser we use.)
- Diffuse an immune-boosting blend in your living room to keep illness at bay.
- Add an immune-boosting blend to some purified water to make your own disinfecting spray or hand sanitizer.
- Add orange essential oil to vinegar and water to make a homemade citrus multi-purpose cleaner.
- Use lemon and tea tree essential oils to make a DIY shower cleaner.
- Make a homemade air freshener.
- Add essential oils to homemade foaming hand soap: We love peppermint at Christmas!
- DIY your own herbal perfume.
- Make your own natural, non-toxic deodorant.
- Make your own lotion bars.
- Or, make your own lavender-tea tree moisturizing coconut oil stick.
- DIY your own carpet freshener.
- Make your own natural toothpaste.
- Make your own liquid dish soap.
- There are several different variations on how you can make your own sunscreen too–like this one and this one.
- Get some natural relief from seasonal allergies.
- Or, relieve labor pains, naturally.
- Relax in a nice detox bath.
- Make homemade disinfecting wipes.
- Use it to ward off teething pain.
- Or to make your own frugal skincare products.
- Add them to your oil cleansing routine.
- Make a sugar scrub–-and give it away!
- Use essential oils in your DIY beauty routine.
What are your favorite ways to use essential oils around your home?
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