14 Not-So-Well-Known Applications of Essential Oils
Although we have all heard of the magical properties of essential oils, I am sure that some of their applications you are not quite familiar with yet. We have collected 15 options these wonderful substances offer.
#1 Leave a few drops inside the toilet paper roll so that the bathroom will smell much fresher
#2 A bit of cedar, lavender or eucalyptus oil dropped directly onto the wooden wardrobe shelves or drawers in the chest
Practically without any effort your clothes and the inside of the furniture will smell so much better. Make sure the clothes are not directly exposed to the oil.
#3 Fill a bowl with water and add 4 drops of lemon oil. Then put the bowl in an microwave oven
#4 Lemon oil will easily remove sticky stuff
#5 Remove marker using lemon oil
Put a few drops of the oil on a soft cloth, then wipe the surface of the table top or wall.
#6 Economize on expensive air fresheners
Apply some of your favorite oil onto a wooden laundry clip and attach it to the other side of the ventilation grid.
#7 Pour some baking soda into your shoes and then spray them with your favorite essential oil. This is how you can get rid of the nasty smell
#8 Use peppermint oil to repel ants, spiders and other bugs
Bugs hate strong intensive smell of mint. If they trouble you visiting your place without invitation, soak cotton wads with peppermint oil and put a few all over the place.
#9 Soak a cotton wad with essential oil and leave it on the bottom of the garbage can
This method will eliminate the stench coming from the rubbish.
#10 Soak a few cotton wads and leave them in the dust bag of your hoover
This is how you can release the subtle smell whenever you do the hoovering.
#11 If your washing powder drawer is clogged, use a few drops of lavender oil or tea tree oil
10 drops will not only unclog it, but your clothes will small much fresher now.
#12 A few drops of lavender oil or tea tree oil in a cup of white vinegar poured into the fabric softener drawer
This is the way to avoid buying fabric softening chemicals and design your own, completely natural product.
#13 A few drops of lavender oil and a bit of alcohol into a spray bottle with water. Spray the pillows
You will relax so easily and your will sleep like a baby.
#14 Clean your sinus. A few drops of mint oil or eucalyptus oil with a bowl of boiled water
Bow over the bowl and cover your head with a towel. Breathe the vapors for 10 minutes and your sinus will soon be much cleaner.