Cleaning with Essential Oils

Essential Oil Cleaning Solutions It may not be possible or cost effective to avoid all of these chemicals in your cleaning and personal care products, but there are many ways to reduce your family’s exposure to them. Using therapeutic-grade essential oils as a natural household cleaner is a safe, effective alternative to many store bought cleaning products. Some of the best essential oils for cleaning include cinnamon, clove, eucalyptus, thyme, spruce, lemon, lemongrass, and grapefruit….

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Using Thieves Household Cleaner

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Thieves Household Cleaner Dilution Chart Based on one capful = Tablespoon   Light degreasing (1:60)  ½ tbsp. cleaner : 3.75 cups water 1 bottle makes 30 quarts of light degreaser Med. degreasing (1:30) ½ tbsp. cleaner : little less than 2 cups water 1 bottle makes 15 quarts of medium degreaser Heavy degreasing (1:15) ½ tbsp. cleaner : little less than 1 cup water 1 bottle makes 71/2 quarts of heavier degreaser Pots & Pans…

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Oils I Used Today

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Peppermint and cedarwood– bar soap — the minty smell helps me wake up in the morning ART Day Activator (frankincense, sandalwood & other stuff) — gives me the appearance of soft, smooth skin Ningxia Red — secret ninja mom powers Omega Blue — wellness lifestyle Thieves – household cleaner, cuz it looked like someone turned on the blender full of tomato sauce without a lid in the kitchen. Not that anyone would actually do anything…

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Mold Relief

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It’s bad enough we have to deal with dirty stinky socks, moms draw the line at the nasty intruder– mold.  You keep rubbing it out, scrubbing it out, and it still manages to creep back like some ugly black death plague invading your home.  The really twisted thing about it is they say mold doesn’t hurt anyone until it’s disturbed.  As in, removing the nasty stuff! I’m so thankful for Thieves, it’s my right-hand man…

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Carpet nightmares: Chewing gum edition

Tip—Stuck Gum “I found a chunk of gum stuck to our hall shag carpet. It had been there for several months, dried but thoroughly stuck to the fibers. I dabbed Thieves® Household Cleaner on a cotton ball, then rubbed it on the gum and let it sit for a minute. The gum literally just lifted off the carpet. You can rub your fingers across the treated spot. There is no way to tell there ever…

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