Herbal Homekeeping with Essential Oils

Vic VioletsnRoses       More Room Fragrancing Ideas ~

 

* BOWL Method: 2-6 drops essential oil in 1 cup hot water; set in room until water cools.

*OIL BURNER: Follow manufacturer instructions.

*Light Bulb Ring: follow instructions on package, generally 2-3 drops essential oil on ring, place on light bulb.

*Scent a Fire: place 1 drop essential oil on each log before burning; or pine cones, to toss into fire.

 

 

 

For “doggy smells” in pet beds, spray with a solution of 3 drops eucalyptus oil + 2 drops rosemary oil + 2 ounces purified water.

 

 

 

 

Shoes can be freshened with a drop of Tee Tree Oil (essential oil) with a drop into he shoe, or on a cotton ball placed in the shoes.

 

We recommend a blend of Tea Tree and Lavender essential oils!

 

 

 

 

 

Scent padded hangers, neck and bed pillows with a couple of drops of essential oil on them, before using.

 

 

 

 

For Scented Linens:

 

Add 6 drops of essential oil in 1/2 pint water in small spray bottle, to scent sheets.

 

We recommend Lavender, for sweet dreams!

 

 

 

For Steam Inhalation & Vaporizer:

 

Add 2-3 drops of essential oil —

 

*In hot water, lean head over bowl and inhale 1-5 minutes (NOT safe for young children or asthmatics).

 

In vaporizer filled with water (NOT safe for young children or asthmatics).

 

 

We do hope you enjoyed reading about essential oils. I have studied aromatherapy and herbs since 1982. If you are interested in reading more similar information and herbal ideas, please sign-up to receive our  *FREE* Herbal Treasures’ E-zine!

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