Creative Ways To Use Essential Oils

Creative Ways To Use Essential Oils

  • Deodorize trash: Put a few drops of lemon essential oil onto a cotton ball and drop it into the bottom of your trash can before you put in a new trash bag
  • Dissolve gunk: You can use lemon essential oil to help dissolve many kinds of messes. It works on wax, chewing gum, glue, permanent marker
  • Scent letters: You can use essential oils to scent your letters or cards for an extra special touch. Add a few drops of your essential oil of choice to a small spray bottle of water, and lightly mist your paper/envelope
  • Sleep: Put a few drops of lavender on your pillow to help you fall asleep
  • Mists & sprays: Mix essential oil with water in a spray bottle to use as room spray (peppermint, lemon, lemongrass, orange)
  • In the dryer: Sprinkle a few drops of essential oil on a wash cloth and throw it in the dryer
  • Tissues in the trash: Put a drop or 2 on a tissue and put it in any trash can to fight odors
  • Shoes deodor: add oil to cotton ball and place in shoes
  • Moping: add antibacterial oil to mop water
  • Sanitize toothbrush: put a few drops on the bristles and rub it in. Let it sit for a while. Then rinse with hot water
  • Light bulbs: Put a few drops on a light bulb and every time its turned on it will spread the scent
  • Toilet roll diffuser: Put a couple drops of oil to the inside cardboard tube
  • Use in shower: Put a few drops of peppermint to the shower floor to wake up
  • Hand soap: add a disinfecting oil to the hand soap to get a deeper clean
  • Dandruff shampoo: add a oil that helps with dandruff to your dandruff shampoo to make it stronger
  • Dish washing: put a drops of the oil into the dishwasher on the soap compartment

Bonus (off topic): Fill a small bowl with coffee grounds/beans and place it where the odor is. The coffee will absorb the odor. Change the coffee on a regular basis


These are all interesting! Thanks!