If you’re trying to find more ways to use essential oils, you may be wondering how you can incorporate them into your bathroom. Fortunately, there are a number of great reasons and great ways to use essential oils for the bathroom!
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Why Use Essential Oils for the Bathroom
At home, we’re slowly switching to using natural cleaning products in our daily life. We are trying to avoid harsh chemicals as much as possible – we found it’s a simple method to prevent allergic reactions and other health concerns. We use essential oils mainly for the benefits of aromatherapy, but once we heard about all the good things you can do with a couple of drops of your favorite essential oil in the bathroom, we couldn’t wait to try them.
And wow, I am glad I did! Some of my favorite ways are using them for bathroom sprays when I need to keep a fresh aroma, but then I learned using essential oils in the toilet is one of the easiest ways to get a clean squeaky-clean toilet bowl. There are just many things you can do with essential oil and the best thing is that it’s all done in a natural way, making it super easy to incorporate them into our daily routine.
So, if you are looking for things you can do with a few drops of essential oil in the bathroom, keep reading!
They Can Make for Great Natural Disinfectants
There are a number of essential oils that work as disinfectants. Peppermint essential oil, tea tree oil, and lemon oil can help get rid of bacteria, mold, and mildew. Try using one of these essential oils along with vinegar and baking soda for a squeaky-clean toilet bowl!
Essential Oils Can Help You Relax
If you’re looking to give yourself the home spa treatment, you probably are looking for a way to relax after a long day. Aromatherapy is a great way to do this. Although you can choose whatever essential oils you’d like, peppermint essential oil and lavender essential oil work especially well for relaxation. To take advantage of the benefits, you can diffuse them. Another option is to add a few drops of lavender essential oil to your bathwater during bath time.
You Can Make a Homemade Air Freshener
Looking to make the fresh scent last longer? Make a DIY air freshener. All you need to do is make a mixture of distilled water and your favorite essential oil(s) in an easy way. Although you can use any scent, citrus oils like lemon, lime, orange, and grapefruit make the best results. Peppermint oil and eucalyptus oil also have great smells. You can add it to your essential oil diffuser if needed or simply make homemade sprays with other ingredients.
Freshener Your Toilet Paper Roll
It may sound strange, but a great way to keep your bathroom smelling fresh is to add a drop of your favorite essential oil to your toilet paper roll. You’ll be sure to catch a whiff of it every time you use your toilet paper. The essential oil will linger there for a while, but here’s a helpful tip: simply add another drop if the odor fades.
They Can Make Great Additions to Your Medicine Cabinet
Tea tree essential oil is one you will definitely want to have in your medicine cabinet. This essential oil can be applied topically and it’s great for so many skin problems! It can help with foot fungus, plantar warts, cold sores, acne, bug bites, stress relief, and more! It also works as a great home remedy for acne. Simply add it to your shampoo or create a daily shower spray!
These are just some of the great reasons to consider using essential oils for the bathroom! Whether you’re looking a DIY bathroom cleaner or you’re looking for more ways to relax, essential oils can be a great option and we promise they will make your shower experience much better.
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Did we miss any tips for using essential oils in the bathroom? Let us know!