Easy DIY Cleaning Recipes With Essential Oils

Natural Air Freshener:

  • Baking Soda
  • Your Favorite Essential Oil
  • Small Glass Jar (Preferably A Mason Jar With Lid + Band)

Combing baking soda with a few drops of essential oil in jar. Use nail or screwdriver to poke holes in the top of the jar. Set wherever you want the room to smell fresh, shake occasionally to “activate”. (Alternative to poking holes in the lid: Secure lace or fabric over the top of the lid for a more decorative touch.)

Dusting Spray 

  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white distilled vinegar
  • 30-40 drops essential oil, optional (clove, orange, lemon, etc)

Spray directly on furniture and wipe with dry, clean cloth.

Window Cleaner

  • 1 Cup Distilled White Vinegar
  • Distilled Water
  • Spray Bottle
  • 10 Drops Citrus Essential Oil (Lemon, Grapefruit Etc.)

Combine ingredients  in spray bottle. Spray directly on to window surfaces and wipe off with clean, dry cloth.

All Purpose Spray 

  • Spray Bottle (Preferably dark glass)
  • 1/4 Cup White Vinegar
  • 1 Tsp. Borax
  • 1 3/4 Cup Distilled Water
  • 30 Drops Essential Oil (recommended: On Guard)

Combine all ingredients in spray bottle and spray directly on surfaces you wish to clean.

 

 

Essential Oil Mouthwash

Regular mouthwash can be made with chemicals and alcohol that may freshen breath in the short term, but kills the good bacteria in your mouth. Essential oils are a natural alternative without harmful side effects. Try this simple recipe:

  • 5-10 drops of Wintergreen or Peppermint essential oil
  • 2 cups filtered or distilled water
  • Dark glass bottle (It preserves the oils and protects them from the effects of light)

 

Try This DIY Powder Cleanser

This is a great recipe for an all natural cleaner. Works great on counters, sinks and bathtubs. See it here.

 

 

Essential Oils: A Solution to Acne?

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      What can essential oils do for someone with acne? Essential oils are a natural alternative to things with harsh chemicals. Doterra’s ClearSkin blend and face wash are an easy fix for someone looking for a quick and effective way to get rid of pimples. Another way to banish acne is to make a blend of essential oils yourself. You can combine melalueca (for its antibacterial properties) with frankincense (promotes cellular health and reduces the look of scars) and lavender (for its soothing and calming effects). You can adjust this depending on your needs and skin type, but an even amount of each oil in a small rollerball will get rid of blemishes in no time.

Healthy From The Inside Out

Take a look a this interesting video: “Join Dr. David Hill and Justin Harrison as they discuss the new 30 day cleansing model.”

Check Out This Doctors Panel on Reinventing Healthcare

Doctors talk about reinventing healthcare with essential oils. Learn about natural solutions to western medications here.

DIY: Two Ingredients For A Cleaner Mattress

“You often sanitize your counters, scrub your bathroom, and vacuum your floors—but how often do you clean your mattress?” – See more at: http://doterrablog.com/diy-use-these-two-ingredients-to-say-goodbye-to-dust-mites-and-hello-to-a-cleaner-mattress/

Resist the Binge: Feel Full and Satisfied with dōTERRA TrimShake

Do you ever feel unsatisfied or tired after a meal, or are hungry only moments after you last ate? Most of us can relate to that feeling and it can be very frustrating when you are trying to control what you consume. – See more at: doterrablog.com

Got A Bad Sunburn? Try Essential Oils

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Suffering from a bad burn? Try a few drops of melaleuca and lavender in a small spray bottle, and spritz on for instant relief.

  • 3 Drops Melaleuca (To disinfect and keep away bacteria)
  • 3 Drops Lavender (Too soothe and diminish redness)
  • Fill the bottle halfway with water.

See? Easy. 🙂

Pro Tip: Get Makeup Stains Out Of Carpet With 90% Rubbing Alcohol

 

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Image Courtesy of MaggieSmith/FreeDigitalPhotos.net

 

Got mascara on your nice carpet? No worries! You can clean makeup stains (like mascara and eyeliner) with regular 90% rubbing alcohol. It won’t bleach your carpet, but test in an inconspicuous area first. Good luck!