For many thousands of years, essential oils have been used for a range of things. A lot of things probably cross your mind whenever you think of essential oils due to its multiple benefits and uses.

Here are several ways essential oils can be used at home;

  1. Aromatherapy

Essential oils are known for their aromatherapy uses. This value dates back during the time of our ancestors who used aromatic substances to improve their well- being. They are either used for inhalation, baths or local application to ease depression, eradicate anxiety, boost energy levels, indigestion, insomnia, headache, muscular pain, soothe swollen joints, tackle respiratory problems, skin ailments, urine affiliated complications and boost immunity among others. Their versatility and wealth in antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antiviral characters make them apt to deal with hormonal, memory, emotional, glandular and circulatory issues effectively.

  1. Pesticides

Are you having a problem warding off rodents, insects, roaches as well as repel mosquitoes?         Well, you can simply instruct your housekeeper to diffuse rosemary, citronella, peppermint, lemongrass or lavender oils to keep them off from your home.

You can also spray essential oils around the exterior or interior of your home and you will love its effectiveness.

  1. Disinfectants

You can actually use essential oils to make DIY cleaning products and homemade disinfectants for your home use. Essential oils such as lavender, lemon, eucalyptus, and peppermint and tea tree are known for their antibacterial properties making them great disinfectants.

  1. Cleaning solutions

Natural oils are used as home cleaning supplies in residential places. Their effectiveness in terms of cleaning dishes, removing stubborn markers, burnt pans, clean or freshen carpets, and window cleaning among others have made them very popular even among the Tucson home cleaners. Most cleaning companies recommend the use of essential oils such as; eucalyptus, tea tree and lavender oils as great cleaning solutions. In fact, in terms of affordability, you cannot compare between DIY versus professionals cleaning supplies.

  1. Personal beauty care

Essential oils are perfect for enhancing your personal beauty at home. For a long time, people have used natural oils to protect their  skin from beauty threatening conditions such as; inflammation, acne, eczema, dry skin and psoriasis due to their antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. Among the most commonly used essential oils include; olive, carrot, jojoba, coconut, myrrh and lavender natural oils.

  1. Medicinal and health purposes

People have used essential oils for medicinal, natural health and wellness purposes since time in memorial. Due to their antioxidants/antiviral/anti -inflammatory properties essential oils are perfect for treating bruises, aching joints, headache, and skin conditions, fight fatigue, relieve stress and depression among others. Essential oils such as lavender, eucalyptus, peppermint, coconut, olive, tea tree and frankincense have immense medicinal value.

  1. Air fresheners

You can use cinnamon, tea tree, rosemary and eucalyptus to freshen the air against pet odors, smelly trash bins, mold, and pathogens.


It is clear that essential oils can be used in so many different ways to make your life simpler. It is, however, important to familiarize yourself with valuable information on appropriate use of essential oils before using them to avoid complications. For more information contact us.

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