7 Cleaning Hacks with Essential Oils

Do you have a collection of essential oils stashed around the house? Are you not sure how to use them? If you are looking for a quick way to freshen up around your home with your trusty essential oils, we have seven quick ways for you to use them to your advantage. From a quick spritz to keep bugs at bay to a fast drop in a stinky shoe, you will find yourself coming back to these swift tips for years to come!

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Freshen Up the Loo

Add a couple drops of your favorite fresh scented oil to the water in the toilet bowl

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Carpet Sprinkle

Add about fifteen drops of essential oil to each one cup baking soda to make a refreshing pre-vacuum sprinkle

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Pest-Away Spray

Combine lemongrass or eucalyptus oil with two squirts dish soap and water in a small spray bottle to make a pest-away spray for windows and doors

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Shoe Stink Begone

Sprinkle a couple drops of peppermint oil inside stinky shoes to refresh overnight

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Clean That Mat Up

Add a few drops unscented dish soap to water in a spray bottle along with your favorite essential oils

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Drop It In

Freshen up your garbage disposal with a few drops of lemon oil

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Scrub It Away

Use equal amounts of baking soda and sea salt combined with fresh scented essential oils to make a natural tile scrub

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Learn more at nowfoods.com/essential-oils