Are you looking for more natural ways to keep your home clean? How about a way to help your allergies and clean the air in addition to surfaces. Essential oils can be used for many things, but one of the great things these oils can be used for is to clean the air and surfaces of your home. Below is a list of all the essential oils that can promote a more healthy and clean home environment.
Anti Viral Essential Oils & Essential oils used for cleaning:
Allergy trio – peppermint oil, lemon oil, lavender oil
Allergy trio is great in an infuser. This is a go-to for us when we are having allergy issues.
Very popular! Thieves oil is a great all-around cleaning oil. Here is some household cleaner that is available.
More than just a great smelling essential oil, Lavender oil is known to have some antibacterial properties and is used for cleaning surfaces. see other use for lavender to reduce stress
Clove oil is anti-fungal, antimicrobial, antiviral, antiseptic, and also an aphrodisiac.
Cinnamon oil is one of the best natural disinfectants you can find and it smells amazing!
Oregano oil is a potent germ-killing compound that can also be used to naturally enhance your immune support. Some research also says oregano oil is effective against all Gram-positive & negative bacteria.
tea tree oil
Tree Tea oil is commonly used to treat skin issues like acne. But, tee tree oil has antiseptic and antiviral properties. Also very useful for cleaning and deodorizing your home. Just dilute with water in a spray bottle and spray on common surfaces.
Sometimes referred to as the best antibacterial oil for cleaning the kitchen due to it’s proposed strength against ecoli.
Basil oil is great for fighting bacteria, colds, and is anti-viral. Dr. Axe has a great article here.
lemon oil is used in and as a surface and all-purpose cleaner.
Lime oil smells great! And, According to Healthline, kills harmful viruses and bacteria, and reduces inflammation
Sandalwood oil is sometimes referenced to as helping with the common cold. See more here
Peppermint oil can be used in disinfectant spray since it has antifungal and antibacterial properties. And, it smells awesome!
purification- citronella oil, rosemary oil, lemongrass oil, tea tree oil, lavender oil, myrtle oil
This is a great all-around essential oil. And, is used to as an excellent air freshener and odor reducer in the laundry or in a diffuser. But, it is super popular and we use it in our home.
If you own a diffuser you can put some of these oils, like the allergy trio in it and it will help you with allergies and help clear up your nose. We hope you find this list of essential oils that will help clean your home helpful. Let us know which essential oils are you favorite and which ones you use the most.
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