Essential Oils Around the House

While many people use essential oils for their health and well-being they are also useful for other purposes. This week we're going to take a look at essential oils around the house.

Using essential oils around the house is a fabulous way to get the most use from their properties. Make some homemade cleaners with essential oils for your home.

Essential Oils Around the House

Essential oils are found in many products today, usually as a perfuming agent. You'll find them in things like air fresheners, toothpaste, deodorant, and perfumes. But they can also be found in plastics, crayons, paper, cleaners, paint, glue, and many other products.

While there are many commercial products available that contain essential oils (along with lots of chemicals!) we can use those products as inspiration to create our own more environmentally & family-friendly home care products.

With today's quick online shopping it's easy to purchase items like coconut oil, glass spray bottles, or pure essential oils. With a few items like these, you are well on your way to creating your own products using essential oils.

Useful item for creating your own home & personal care products

When you start using essential oils around the house, there are some things (besides essential oils) that you'll want to have on hand if you're going to start making your own DIY home & personal care products. The following items are very helpful and can be used in lots of DIY recipes:

Once you have your supplies - you can start making your own homecare products.  If you're not sure where to start, grab this free download of cleaning recipe ideas to get you started:

Do you make your own cleaning products? I'd love to hear about them!

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.