What essential oils are good for cleaning floors?
What are the best essential oils to use in DIY floor cleaner recipes?
- Lemon oil. Lemon oil has a clean, citrusy scent, which makes it a favorite for cleaning.
- Tea tree oil.
- Lavender oil.
- Peppermint oil.
- Eucalyptus oil.
- Wild orange oil.
- Cinnamon oil.
- Thyme oil.
How do you clean floors with essential oils?
Combine the following:
- 1/4 cup baking soda.
- 1/4 cup lemon juice.
- 3 tbsp salt.
- 3 tbsp Castile soap.
- 1/2 cup white vinegar.
- 30 drops Lavender essential oil.
- 30 drops Tea Tree essential oil.
Can I mop the floor with essential oils?
Add 3-5 drops of essential oil on the microfiber mop head before you start mopping. I like using lemon or lavender – put the drops in a line down the middle of the mop head. I use vinegar or castile soap for washing floors – the essential oil just gives the room a little extra scent conveys that just cleaned feeling.
What is a good homemade floor cleaner?
One safe bet is to mix together ½ cup rubbing alcohol, ½ cup vinegar, a few drops of dish detergent, and 2 gallons of water. The alcohol cuts through the really tough stains, while the detergent helps remove grease and residue. Mop the entire floor, then rinse with fresh water, if it seems necessary.
Can you clean floors with tea tree oil?
For anything that need disinfecting and cleaning anywhere in the house, a few sprays of tea tree oil gets the job done. Add 10 drops of tea tree oil to 250 mls of white vinegar and 250 mls water in a spray bottle. Spray on any surface such as kitchen countertops or floor, and then wipe up. Simple!
How do you make herbal floor cleaner?
Homemade All Purpose Floor Cleaner
- 2 cups warm water.
- ½ cup white vinegar.
- ¼ cup rubbing alcohol.
- 3 drops liquid dish soap (make sure it doesn’t contain any antibacterial ingredients, moisturizers, or oxygen bleach)
- 5-10 drops essential oil (like peppermint oil) of your choice.
Can you mix vinegar and tea tree oil?
In a 1-quart spray bottle, combine the vinegar, water and tea tree oil and shake well to combine. Add a few drops of your favorite essential oil to the mix, if you’d prefer a scented cleaner. You can use this cleaner on any hard surface, such as counter tops, sinks, and floors.