Recipes Using Essential Oils - Courtesy of Gardens By Grace
In a glass decanter: Add 1-2 teaspoons baking soda. Fill decanter with distilled water. Add 7-8 drops of Peppermin or Spearmint Essential Oil
Best Ever Homemade All Purpose Cleaner
2 Tablespoons Borax (crush out any lumps so it is nice and powdery)
2 Tablespoons White Vinegar
2 Cups Hot Water
1 Cup Castile Soup
Mix the Borax and vinegar in a small bowl first so that you can stir it around a little to help the borax dissolve. Add 2 cups hot water to borax/vinegar mixture. Stir. Add castile soap gently and stir gently. It is soap, so it will bubble.
Add about 15 drops of Lemon Essential Oil, 15 drops of Sweet Orange Essential Oil and 10 drops of Tea Tree Essential Oil
¼ cup White Vinegar
¾ cup Olive Oil
10 drops Sweet Orange Essential Oil
10 drops Lemon Essential Oil
The olive oil works like Murphy's Oil soap and the lemon and orange essential oils with the vinegar help to remove water stains and other buildup that your furniture may have. Just mix the ingredients together and put in a spray bottle. Shake before use.
Toilet Bowl Cleaner
¾ cup Baking Soda
3.4 cup White Vinegar
15 drops of Tea Tree Oil
10 drops of Lavender Essential Oil
Combine baking soda and essential oils in a mixing bowl. When read to clean toilet bowl, add vinegar and apour mixture into the toilet. Then scrub with toilet brush. Note: This is a single use recipe. There is no method of storage due to the fizzing action
Natural Disinfectant Spray
Pour 2 cups of distilled water in a large plastic spray bottle.
Add ¼ cup of White Vinegar, 10 drops of Lavender Essential Oil and 15 drops of Tea Tree Oil. Shake the mixture thoroughly to blend the ingredients.