Clove, Lemon, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Peppermint, Thyme

 

The Kitchen:

  • When washing out the fridge, freezer or oven, add 1 drop of lemon pure essential oil to the final rinse water. This deodorizes without permeating the appliance with an aroma.
  • When washing down surfaces, use one of the following:- eucalyptus, lavender, lemon or thyme pure essential oil. 1 drop directly onto the cloth or 7 drops in the rinse water. Use this to wipe down work surfaces, cupboards, sinks, tiles or paintwork.

Keeping insects at bay:

  • To deter insects such as flies or mosquitoes from invading your home in summer, do the following:-

Cut lengths of ribbon (Colour code it to suit your room) and hang them at your open windows. Put a drop of pure essential oil on each strip.

Deterents for flies: lavender, thyme

Deterents for mosquitoes: peppermint, thyme

Bathroom Bacteria Busters:

  • Add one of the following pure essential oils to the final rinse water: clove, eucalyptus, thyme. 1 drop onto the cloth, or 7 drops into the rinse water. wipe all surfaces including the basin, bath and toilet seat.
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