Essential Oil RECIPES
Cleaning Without Chemicals
2 tablespoons white vinegar
1 teaspoon Baking soda or Borax
10 drops Eucalyptus, Lemon, or Lavender
Combine in spray bottle and fill with hot, distilled water. Shake vigorously until the Baking soda or Borax is dissolved completely.
1/4 cup white vinegar
1 bucket of hot, distilled water
5–10 drops of Lemon, Melaleuca, or Purification essential oil
Combine in bucket and mop away!
Bed Bug Killer
Add 25 drops Eucalyptus essential oil to each load of laundry
Recent research has shown that eucalyptus essential oil kills bed bugs that live in bedding.
12 drops Lavender, Lemon, or Eucalyptus (or combination)
1 quart distilled water
Shake well and put into a spray bottle. Shake again before using.
1 cup white vinegar
3 cups distilled water
10-15 drops Lemon essential oil
Mix ingredients in a spray bottle and clean!
Use a drop or two of Lemon essential oil on stains.
Let stand and rub off with a clean cloth or throw into laundry.
A dab of Thieves Household Cleaner.
Put a dab of the concentrate on the stain, rub in, let it sit for a minute, and then launder.
Add 10 drops Lavender, Lemon, or Melaleuca to a dampened washcloth.
Toss the dampened washcloth into the dryer to impart a lovely fragrance on the clothes.
2 tablespoons baking soda
1 quart warm water
5 drops Lemon or Thyme essential oil
Mix and wipe all surfaces.
For stubborn spots, make a baking soda paste:
¼ cup baking soda
1 teaspoon vinegar
5-6 drops Thyme or Lemon essential oil
Combine and apply the paste. Scrub with a clean soft cloth and make sure to rinse well with water when done. This works well on other enamel-finished kitchen appliances also.
Pots, Pans, & Dishes
Combine the following in a bottle:
1 cup liquid castile soap
3 tablespoons water
20 drops Lemon, Purification, or Citrus Fresh essential oil
Mix well. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of the mixture to your dishwater.
Use the Thieves Foaming Hand Soap
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 teaspoon water
2 to 3 drops Lemon essential oil
Mix together well and apply with a soft cleaning cloth. This should be made fresh each time used.
Add 3 drops per person of Lavender, Cinnamon, Clove, Eucalyptus, Thyme, Lemon, or Grapefruit to water. This will disinfect and freshen the water.
Use the Thieves Household Cleaner to wipe down before winter storage and before refilling the water. Soak filters in 15 drops Thieves oil and enough water to cover for three hours. Replace filters, refill with water and add 6 drops geranium oil.
Add several drops Rosemary, Thyme, Pine, or Lavender to a spray bottle with distilled water.
This water can be used to splash onto hot sauna stones and spray surfaces