If there are bad smells in your home, you might think about using essential oils: these will not only remove them, but they will also be able to eliminate any germs and bacteria and purify the environment.
There are dozens of reasons why odors start to smell from time to time in the house.
THE there can be several reasons and also very different from each other: the problem can often be simply the stale smell (which is not pleasant at all, indeed it is quite unpleasant), the garbage that leaves a stench in the house, a clogged drain, old foods that have remained too long in the fridge or in the pantry, curtain fabrics and carpets that are too old and sometimes even moldy.
Obviously the cause must be sought and removed promptly, but there are also gods methods that will allow your home to always smell great.
Primarily among these are the essential oils, concentrates extracted from plants, rich in active ingredients and very fragrant. These are even capable of eliminating bacteria, therefore their usefulness is really vast.
Having said that, how to perfume your home with essential oils? Which to choose? How to use them? Here’s everything you need to know about it.
Here’s how to use essential oils to perfume and purify environments
First of all, the first thing to know is that to perfume the rooms of the house, it would be advisable to get an essence burner. At that point, just insert a little water and a few drops of essential oil into the diffuser. The heat will spread the aroma practically throughout the house.
Which essential oil to choose? It depends on the room, the surface or the fabric. For example, in the kitchen and bathroom it would be preferable to prepare a DIY cleanser by mixing water, white wine vinegar, 15 drops of rosemary essential oil and 15 drops of lavender essential oil.
Alternatively, if you prefer, you can also use essential oils of eucalyptus, mint or tea tree: their scent will be equally pleasant.
In any case, you can use the detergent thus obtained even on the most delicate surfaces, such as bathroom fixtures, taps and tiles.
In this regard, if you want to eliminate bad smells from the toilet, here’s how you can do it.
If you want eliminate the smell of food from the kitchen you have prepared, you can also replace the aforementioned oils with those of rosemary, lavender or the essential one of lemon.
We can use perfumed oils also to disinfect linen. How? Pouring five drops of lavender essential oil on some cotton wool, which we will then have to place in a cloth bag to leave in the wardrobe or in the drawers.
Alternatively, we can also prepare the scented chalks with essential oils to be left in the wardrobe anyway. How are they obtained? Just take a glass of ceramic plaster, two of water and 20 drops of lavender essential oil, mix everything and then transfer the mixture thus obtained into some silicone molds.
Then just wait about 48 hours and your chalks will be ready to be removed and used.
You can also use essential oils to eliminate bad smells from shoe racks. To do this, you can take one drop of lavender essential oil, one drop of sage essential oil and one drop of rosemary essential oil, mix everything, pour a few drops on some wadding and then arrange it inside the shoe cabinet.
It’s still, these ingredients will also be perfect for refreshing fabrics. How to do? You can make a scented deodorant spray. To do this, just mix 40 milliliters of food alcohol and 60 of water, then add a dozen sweet orange essential oil, as many lemon essential oil and 5 of mint essential oil.
Finally you will have to put everything inside a sprayer and then apply it on curtains, sofas, carpets and wherever you feel bad smells in the house.
Then there are essential oils that are also able to purify the environments: it is thought that these can even make the environments more comfortable, both for those who live there and for any guests.
Among these we remember for example incense, one of the most used since ancient times, officinal lavender, a natural antiseptic and antibacterial, which deeply disinfects environments, cinnamon, capable of destroying 99.99% of microbes, bacteria , viruses and parasites.
And again, we remember the juniper, the myrtle, the sage, the tulsi, the Scots pine. They all perform the same task: to purify the environment in which they find themselves. Obviously then you should choose between these based not on their function, but also on the aroma they emanate, as this will literally envelop the whole room.