4 Best Essential Oils To Add To Your Cleaning Routine

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Essential oils contain natural cleaning properties. They do not contain harsh chemicals and are environmentally friendly. Use them in the bathroom to keep it smelling fresh and clean. In the bedroom, to freshen up the air and linens, and in the kitchen to clean surfaces and stove tops. Each oil has its own unique properties, and here is a list of the best four essential to use for cleaning:


This citrus oil is a natural cleanser. It can be used in your microwave, garbage disposal, and oven. Just mix a few drops in a spray bottle with water and or vinegar, and you have a powerful cleanser. Lemon is an all-purpose cleaner that cuts through grease and eliminates unpleasant odors.

A little bit of this oil goes a long way when used to wipe down your kitchen counters. Lemon oil is a great bathroom cleaner as well. Apply it to your floors to purify and leave them sparkling. Add a teaspoon to laundry to enjoy a great citrus scent.


Besides being a fragrant oil, lavender will clean your home and laundry. When sprinkled on your carpet, the pleasant scent neutralizes offensive odors. Spray it on your linen, bedroom for its aromatic benefits and in all the rooms of your home for its aromatic benefits.


Clean your carpet stains floors and cooktops with this potent oil. When added to hot water, eucalyptus thoroughly cleans your kitchen and bathroom floors. It will also remove grit from your tiles and scuff marks from the walls. In the kitchen, it expunges grease and gets rid of grime.


A mixture of peppermint, vinegar, and water creates an all-purpose cleaner for use all around your home. Clean your sink, stove top, tables and floor with this minty scent. When placed in a small container with jasmine rice, it becomes an eco-friendly natural air freshener.

Use this natural cleanser in your bathroom and kitchen. It leaves your home spotless without chemicals.

Employing essential oils to clean your home is a safe and effective way to clear away dirt. When cleaning with these oils, you add an extra boost to the air and make a healthier environment. Of course, essential oils aren’t the sole way you can clean your home, and it’s likely that you will also need to get some additional help, but it’s a great way to add a more natural way to your cleaning routine.

Maid Zen Cleaning Service uses essential oil based cleaning solutions for all the customer we serve. Call us for a free quote at (832) 229-1053.


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