Clean a Home With These Essential Oils

Trista - August 25, 2020
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Do you want a great ingredient that can be made into essential oil for your cleaning products? It also aids in improving your health. Shutterstock.

Cinnamon

Cinnamon is an ingredient that’s been used for centuries when it comes to cleaning and polishing furniture and floors around your home. It’s also a great spice that aids in flavoring your food, making it easy and safe to ingest. You can also use the essential oil to rub on your skin or diffuse it into the air. 

There are many health benefits of cinnamon, such as improving digestion, stimulating blood circulation, relieving pain, and reducing stress. It can also help to fight off infections and repel insects. Many people turn to cinnamon because it has a great smell that will help freshen up your home and fight against mold and mildew. 

Here is an oil that has several health benefits, such as helping to aid in skin conditions. Shutterstock.

Thyme

There are many health benefits that thyme helps in aiding. For instance, it can help aid symptoms of a yeast infection and antibacterial properties. One clinical study shows that this essential oil can help people in treating bacterial infections, especially staphylococcus strains. 

If you’re struggling with the common cold, pneumonia, or often find yourself coughing, you can add thyme essential oil into your diffuser; it should ease your symptoms. Another benefit is that you can add it to your shampoo and condition to aid in any hair loss. 

Sources:

“Wood Polish.” The Blog. 

“5 Best Essential Oils for Green Cleaning.” Karen Peltier, The Spruce. April 2020. 

“Homemade Wood Cleaner (it’s wood polish, too!)” Scratch Mommy. March 2020. 

“What Are Essential Oils, and Do They Work?” Helen West, Healthline. September 2019. 

“Essential Oils 101: Finding the Right One for You.” Emily Rekstis, Healthline. July 2018. 

“16 Essential Oils to Use When Cleaning Wood.” Bunny Brinkman, Ranker. May 2019. 

“9 Essential Oils For Cleaning.” Allison Hess, Home Revolution. August 2018. 

“Everything you Need to Know About Cleaning with Essential Oils!” Melissa Maker, Clean my space. 

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