Spring Cleaning with Essential Oils

If you've been around for the last few months you have probably noticed that I've been a little bit excited about using essential oils. When we first started using them I was amazed at how well they worked for us. I started using them for more things and I am continually surprised at the new uses we discover. Now I'm adding something new to my list. Cleaning with essential oils - homemade cleaning products that utilize the powerful properties found in essential oils.

Now I can do my spring cleaning with essential oils!

You can clean with essential oils! They are great natural cleaners - check out this list of spring cleaning with essential oils ideas.

Cleaning with Essential Oils - 15 Recipes

I've tried to limit the use of harsh cleaners in our home since TJ was small. At one point I made our laundry detergent (washing soda, bar soap, etc.). We use vinegar for many things (it makes a great fabric softener replacement). But I'm still on the lookout for a great all-purpose cleaner. I can only take so much of that strong vinegar smell!

So I'm on a quest to find some great ideas for cleaning with essential oils.

Essential Oils = Clean Home

I've found some great essential oil cleaning recipes and natural cleaner ideas online. They are great for cleaning surfaces or for just making things smell lovely. Check out these great ways you can use essential oils:

Air fresheners & sprays

Household cleaners

Kitchen & Bath

These sprays, cleaners, and homemade recipe ideas are a great way to start using essential oils in your home. The natural properties of essential oils can be used for so many things – even in cleaning your home!

Tonia L

Hey! I'm the owner of Happy Homeschool Nest - a website devoted to helping homeschool moms balance the needs of homeschooling with managing a healthy and happy home.