We are advocate for healthy and all natural sleep. However, we believe that your health journey shouldn't stop at the bedroom. We rely on essential oils for most day to day tasks, from diffusing a headache to getting gum out of hair they work for everything! Here are just a few simple and easy uses for essential oils that we have found useful.
Anti Ant & Pest
The strong scent of peppermint discourages ants and pests, it also covers the scent trails of previous unwanted travelers. 2-4 drops peppermint on a cotton ball/pad and placed in the troublesome areas can help solve the problem.
Nobody likes flies! By adding 10-15 drops of citronella to a bowl of dried flowers or potpourri in your troublesome area can shoo away the flies.
Boosters and Fresheners
Add 5-10 drops of grapefruit, lavender or a citrus oil to a damp washcloth; place in the dryer while with towels, sheets or clothes for a refreshing scent.
Combine lime, grapefruit, lemongrass, and bergamot oil (5-10 drops each) in a bowl or spray bottle of water. Wipe down your refrigerator and freezer with the mixture for a clean appliance.
Smelly bathroom? Add 1-5 drops grapefruit, lavender, lemongrass, or a citrus oil to a cotton ball/pad and place behind toilet for a refreshing scent.
Fight those gross gym germs. Fill a spray bottle with water, a drop of melaleuca, and a drop of lavender oil. Spray in your gym bag, shoes, yoga mat, and other workout gear.
Whether you accidentally dropped a marker or the kids got a hold of them, here is a way to get rid of the marks. Just use a couple drops of Lemon essential oil to the spot and use some elbow grease.
Add to 1 oz white vinegar in a 2 oz spray bottle 20 drops each of eucalyptus, lemon and pine oil. Fill to the bottle water and shake before use. Use to clean glass, counters, sinks, cabinets, etc.
Use a couple drops of orange or lemon oil to remove gum, sticky labels, and sap off of any surface. It even works on hair and carpet!