Allergy friendly cleaning with lavender essential oil
Many new cleaning products are getting more and more toxic. The ingredients which they contain can often cause health issues. The harmful effects in the cleaning of tough stains out weights the positive. Avoid spending money on expensive solutions that don’t do the job you want them to do. Besides they will also put your health at risk. These cocktails of toxic chemicals are especially harmful for people with allergies and sometimes their strong smell can easily irritate you.
There is a great way to avoid the harsh chemicals and still achieve a great look and properly disinfect your home. Try using a lavender scented oil as a part of your cleaning routine. You will fall in love with the wonderful smell of lavender. Lavender also has great antibacterial, antiseptic and calming properties.
Add about ten drops of lavender essential oil in a spray bottle, filled with half a cup of white vinegar and one cup of water. The lavender oil will not only give your home a nice smell but it will also help you get rid of the germs as it has wonderful antibacterial properties. Before spraying the solution on any surface, make sure to shake well, so that the ingredients can mix well. With the help of this cleaners you can disinfect properly any part of your home.
Refresh your carpet
Lavender oil is very efficient as an deodorizer and it can also disinfect any area and kill many germs. As you know your carpet is an area where a lot of bacteria and odor is combined. Give your rug or carpet a fresh smell and tackle bacteria at the same time! Mix about ten drops of lavender essential oil with half a cup of baking soda. Sprinkle the soda over the carpet or rug and wait for a few minutes. After some time has passed vacuum your floor and your rug or carpet will be deodorized and well-disinfected.
Lavender moth repellent
Moths can easily ruin your clothes and they are usually pretty stubborn pests. If you want to protect your clothing items and give them a nice scent, use lavender oil to get rid of those annoying insects. Grab a cotton ball and pour a few drops of the oil on it. Place the cotton ball anywhere where you want to prevent any moths. Lavender is great insect repellent and it can keep away even ants and cockroaches. When using lavender oil, you can be sure that your home will be protected from any insect infestation and it will be scented with the wonderful smell of the lavender.
Scent your laundry
Why waste money for laundry detergents and fabric softeners with harsh synthetic fragrances. Next time when you iron your clothes just add a few drops of lavender oil in your iron’s steamer. You can also put a few drops of the oil in your washing machine and this way your laundry will be scented with a natural lavender fragrance.
I recommend you to try the lavender oil for any chore in your home and you will fall in love with all its wonderful qualities. Make sure to use a 100% natural essential oil as it is the most effective one when it comes to proper disinfection and deodorizing. If you include the lavender oil as a main ingredient of your everyday cleaning products, you will enjoy an allergy-free environment. With this amazing natural oil you can be sure that any part of your home will be properly cleaned and bacteria-free.The calming aroma is just another positive side of incorporating the lavender oil in your housekeeping chores.