Essential oils can do quite a bit for you and your home. One of the best reasons to use them is to get all of the other toxins out of your home. If you have children that are constantly there or visiting, it is important that you provide a very safe and clean environment for them. The cleaning supplies and food in our homes could be a gateway to toxins getting in the child's body. This is not what we want for them. We want them to grow up happy and healthy. That is why we have these three ways to create a home that is toxin free.
Starting with Laundry
One of the best ways to start to make your home free of toxins is by changing the way that you do laundry. You can begin by making your own laundry detergent. Sounds like a lot of work, right? It's actually pretty easy and takes very little time. Here is a simple recipe that you can use to make your own laundry powder. You will need 1 box of Arm and Hammer's super washing soda, this is a 3.7 pound box. Then you will need a 3 pound container of Oxyclean Baby and 14.1 ounces of Castille Soap. You can use bars or liquid, but the amount must be equal to 14.1 pounds. You will need a 4 pound box of baking soda and a couple of drops of your favorite essential oil. This detergent will help to make your home toxin free by making everything you wash toxin free.
Think about Chemicals in Air Fresheners
If you have ever looked at the ingredients of air fresheners, you are probably unsure of what they are. There are many harmful chemicals in air fresheners so many people are changing the way that they scent their homes. One of the easiest ways to do this is by using essential oils and a diffuser. The great thing about essential oils is that there are so many that you will love. There are also some great recipes out there that can make blends for the home. Once you have the oils or blends that you like, you can plug in your diffuser and let it warm your home with wonderful aromas.
Natural Cleaners and the Best Cleaners
Just like air fresheners, household cleaners have many chemicals in them that are incredibly toxic. By making your own cleaners, you can trust that you and your family will be safe when it is time to clean the house. Carpet cleaners are one of the most toxic cleaners and now you can learn to make your own. All that you need for this recipe is 2 cups of baking soda and about 40 drops of your favorite essential oils. If you place the mixture in a jar and poke holes in the lid, it will sprinkle onto your carpet easily just like the products that you buy at the store. You won't have to worry about the harsh chemicals in the store bought products either.
Essential oils are a great way to keep your home and family safe. You can clean with all-natural products and never worry about anyone breathing in toxic fumes. Once you start using essential oils daily, you will see just how much they help your home.