One of the most distinct and refreshing essential oils out there is the lemon extract.
In addition to the abundance of health benefits it has for our body and skin, lemon essential oil is an incredible alternative to keeping your beloved home shiny clean and fresh without a need for the plastic bottled & unnaturally scented cleaning products you'll find in the supermarket.
Your laundry has never smelt better
We all want our laundry to come out the washing machine clean, soft, smelling amazing, and preferably dried & folded already. We haven't found a washing machine yet that does the folding for us, but we'll be sure to let you know when we do. Regardless, Lemon essential oil is an absolute necessity to keep at hand when doing the laundry. Its refreshing scent does wonders for your clothes, but additionally and more importantly, a few drops of lemon oil will kill every emerging bacterium, refresh your water and soften hard fabric when mixed with vinegar.
Clean Surfaces and Greaselessness
Kitchen & Bathroom
Lemon essential oil is a natural disinfectant, and therefore a great alternative to chemical sprays to clean your bathroom and kitchen. Just get yourself an empty spray, water and some drops of essential oils. Wooden Surfaces To treat wooden surfaces such as tables and floors, clean them and bring back that natural glow, add a few drops of lemon essential oil to a base oil like olive oil and apply with a cloth in a circular motion.
Greaselessness Nobody likes grease but especially if you spend a lot of time in the kitchen, scrubbing off grease is an inevitable part of the cleaning process. To make life easier, adda few drops of lemon essential oil into a bowl of baking soda and spread that onto the greasy spot. This will not only remove the grease but will render the spot sparkling clean! And if it's that time to -this time really- clean the microwave and oven, make a mixture of water, vinegar and lemon essential oil and clean away!
Protect your garden from pests
Lemon essential oil is one of the most efficient insecticides to rid your garden of pests. The scent of Lemon extract is generally offensive to pest and they will do all they can to avoid areas where the scent is dominant. It has no known negative effect on your garden, plants or pets. Simply spraying water mixed with lemon essential oil around your garden will do the trick.
Lemon essential oil is an incredible plant extract to keep at hand at all times, with its therapeutic uses, refreshing scent and its home uses, it's an amazing all-rounder and alternative to a lot of bottles clogging up your cabinets!